News & Perspective

Oct 26, 2022

Oct 26, 2022
ICU sign in hospital

Researchers warn of severe monkeypox in some patients

Of 57 hospitalized patients with severe manifestations of monkeypox, most were Black men with AIDS.

Oct 19, 2022

Oct 19, 2022
People wearing masks during COVID-19 in Singapore

Global COVID-19 cases down, but rising in Western Pacific

The emergence of several more Omicron subvariants adds uncertainty about COVID in the months ahead.

Oct 19, 2022
Preparing man's arm for vaccination

Study shows low antibody response to monkeypox vaccine

"In general little increase in MPXV neutralization was observed after the second dose."

Oct 12, 2022

Oct 12, 2022
Girl displaying vaccine bandage on arm

FDA, CDC greenlight updated COVID boosters for younger kids

The vaccine targets Omicron subvariants and is approved for kids as young as 5.

Oct 06, 2022

Oct 06, 2022
Monkeypox Black Hispanic

Report: Monkeypox case rates 5 times higher in Black Americans

Disparities still persist in disease burden, as well as in monkeypox vaccine reach.

Sep 29, 2022

Sep 29, 2022
Lab technician conducting tests

First monkeypox case in UK likely seen in March

Retrospective UK testing reveals a case on March 7, two months earlier than previously reported.

Sep 22, 2022

Sep 22, 2022
Monkeypox blisters on man's hands and chest

Global monkeypox cases drop 22%

Steady decreases in new cases continue in North America and Europe, resulting in a 22% overall decline.

Sep 21, 2022

Sep 21, 2022
Healthcare worker drawing COVID vaccine into syringe

Global COVID-19 cases stabilize as deaths drop

After a 5-week drop, global COVID-19 cases stabilized last week, though deaths continued to decline, the WHO says.

Sep 14, 2022

Sep 14, 2022
Monkeypox blisters on shoulder

CDC head says monkeypox slowing in US

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky says patients and clinicians likely did not recognize this new infection early on, which delayed outbreak response.

Sep 14, 2022
Arc of SARS-CoV-2 viruses

Global COVID-19 cases fall 28%; deaths drop 22%

In US news, practitioners describe issues with vaccination due to multiple vaccine products and confusing immunization schedules.

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