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Of 57 hospitalized patients with severe manifestations of monkeypox, most were Black men with AIDS.
The emergence of several more Omicron subvariants adds uncertainty about COVID in the months ahead.
"In general little increase in MPXV neutralization was observed after the second dose."
The vaccine targets Omicron subvariants and is approved for kids as young as 5.
Disparities still persist in disease burden, as well as in monkeypox vaccine reach.
Retrospective UK testing reveals a case on March 7, two months earlier than previously reported.
Steady decreases in new cases continue in North America and Europe, resulting in a 22% overall decline.
After a 5-week drop, global COVID-19 cases stabilized last week, though deaths continued to decline, the WHO says.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky says patients and clinicians likely did not recognize this new infection early on, which delayed outbreak response.
In US news, practitioners describe issues with vaccination due to multiple vaccine products and confusing immunization schedules.
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