The current DRC outbreak has already claimed 581 lives.
The emergency team also treated patients with measles, malnourishment, and malaria.
Serial scores matched clinical observations, and MPOX-SSS demonstrated good discrimination, identified changes over time, and generated higher scores in the expected groups.
Most of the newly affected Finnish farms raised foxes, but some also produced raccoon dogs.
Of the 1,124 mpox patients, 44% had HIV, and 70% had a previous or current sexually transmitted infection.
A total of 39% to 54% reported no change in these behaviors, and less than 1% reported an increase.
Europe had the biggest mpox rise in September, though the Western Pacific region continues to report the highest levels.
Cases started declining before the vaccine campaign launched.
Of the 29% of veterans who tested positive for orthopoxvirus, 3% had been vaccinated with Dryvax, and 7% had received ACAM2000.
China is one of the current hot spots in Asia and reported 501 cases in August.
Groups announced new clinical trials and more support for universal flu, MERS, and mpox vaccines.
Of the 399 cases with information on probable transmission routes, 95.2% identified sexual contact, 3.3% cited nonsexual contact, and 0.5% reported healthcare-associated spread.
Researchers say the results suggest that an eye exam should be performed in mpox patients with ocular symptoms and those with moderate to severe skin lesions.
People with both mpox and HIV accounted for 40.7% of all mpox cases in California during the study period and 56% of mpox-associated hospitalizations.
While breakthrough infections were mostly mild, infection- and vaccine-induced immunity don't fully protect against mpox.
The WHO guidance replaces temporary recommendations, Florida has 15 dengue cases now, and Connecticut confirms 4 people infected with the tick-borne Powassan virus.
Pakistan has its second wild poliovirus type 1 case of the year, 4 countries report rising mpox, and the WHO has new resources.
Bavarian Nordic has received a US government contract for $120 million to manufacture more of its Jynneos smallpox/mpox vaccine.
Meanwhile, new clinical findings from Tokyo suggest that asymptomatic mpox cases are underestimated.
The WHO reports 316 new mpox cases and 2 new deaths, and the UK warns about a rise in measles transmission.
Takeda says it voluntarily withdrew its dengue vaccine application because of issues with data collection that can't be resolved quickly.
A UNICEF/WHO report highlights gender inequalities related to public health issues with household drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene.
The review found that unlike earlier events, most patients in the current outbreak didn't have fever before blisters developed.
An adult in Montezuma County, Colorado, has been infected with plague bacteria, likely on private property.
Amid the global decline, Israel reported its first mpox case of 2023.