COVID-19 Situation Report

COVID-19 Situation Report

Editor: Alyson Browett, MPH Excerpt from August 9, 2022 edition: US PANDEMIC VIEWS According to a national survey conducted July 12-18 by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, the majority of Americans (54%) say they rarely or never wear a mask indoors around people...

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How Serious Is Monkeypox?

How Serious Is Monkeypox?

This viral illness is not like Covid, but there is cause for concern. Here’s how experts are thinking about it now. By Knvul Sheikh Monkeypox cases are increasing worldwide, including in the United States, which has declared the outbreak a national health...

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Monkeypox

Monkeypox

National Vaccine Strategy On June 28, 2022 the National Monkeypox Vaccine Strategy was released by the White House. Highlights CDC is closely tracking cases of monkeypox recently detected in the United States. Considerations for Monkeypox Vaccination2022 Monkeypox...

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Monkeypox

Monkeypox

19 May 2022 Key facts Vaccines used during the smallpox eradication programme also provided protection against monkeypox. Newer vaccines have been developed of which one has been approved for prevention of monkeypoxMonkeypox is caused by monkeypox virus, a member of...

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Monkeypox

Monkeypox

Monkeypox is an infection caused by a virus similar to the smallpox virus. It has been most common in some countries in Africa, but outbreaks can occur in other areas. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Monkeypox is spread by close contact and exposure to an infected person's...

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