Upstate ’s Covid Hotline renamed Public Health Hotline as scope of information widens to include monkeypox, other health threats
The Public Health Hotline number is 315-464-3979. It will be available from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 19, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Why we shouldn't tiptoe around who is at highest risk for monkeypox infection
Experts say that we shouldn't tiptoe around the issue. Instead, we should confront it directly, and keep an eye toward expanding access to treatments. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monkeypox Outbreak: White House Announces New Response Actions
Acknowledging the seriousness of the monkeypox outbreak in the United States, the White House announced today that 1.8 million more vaccine doses will be available next week. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Racial Disparities Have Marked the Monkeypox Vaccine Rollout
New York City has released new data showing that Black men have received far fewer monkeypox vaccines than their share of the at-risk population. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sharon Otterman, Joseph Goldstein and Liam Stack Tags: Monkeypox Black People Race and Ethnicity Whites Vaccination and Immunization Hispanic-Americans Homosexuality and Bisexuality Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Disease Rates New York City Health and Mental Hygiene Department (NYC) Source Type: news

US Offers Extra Monkeypox Vaccine Doses for Gay Pride Events US Offers Extra Monkeypox Vaccine Doses for Gay Pride Events
The US is setting aside an extra 50,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine for places with upcoming gay pride events.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - August 18, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Monkeypox Vaccine Plan Prods Cities and States to Adopt New Dosing Regimen
The Biden administration will distribute monkeypox vaccine to jurisdictions that adopt a new protocol using one-fifth the regular dose. Critics called the plan “unscientific.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Sharon Otterman and Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Monkeypox Vaccination and Immunization United States Politics and Government Shortages New Orleans (La) New York City Disease Rates L.G.B.T.Q Pride Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health and Human Services Department States Source Type: news

White House speeds monkeypox vaccines, but not everyone likes the pace
Officials also strike deal to expedite 2.5 million vials by having vaccines finished in the United States, rather than Denmark. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Diamond Source Type: news

Can The “New” CDC Meet The Monkeypox Challenge?
Can the New CDC meet the monkeypox challenge? What will happen when your child ’s school reports the first case of monkeypox? It isn't a question of if, it's a question of when. Monkeypox may not be lethal, but it's both debilitating and disfiguring. What can be done to prevent or mitigate the harm? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steve Brozak, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Monkeypox Outbreak: White House Announces New Response Actions Monkeypox Outbreak: White House Announces New Response Actions
' We ' re focused on helping state and local partners turn these doses into vaccinations because more shots in arms is how we get the outbreak under control. 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - August 18, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Wastewater testing, vital in COVID-19 tracking, could help identify monkeypox spread
Monkeypox DNA was recently detected in Los Angeles wastewater, as it has been for almost two months in San Francisco sewage. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - August 18, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Grace Toohey Source Type: news

What Parents Need to Know About Monkeypox and School This Fall What Parents Need to Know About Monkeypox and School This Fall
"Children and adolescents are more likely to be exposed to monkeypox if they live in or have recently traveled to a community with higher rates of infection."WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 18, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

What Parents Need to Know About Monkeypox and School This Fall
Should parents of young schoolchildren be worried about monkeypox? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analysis: Why we shouldn't tiptoe around who is at highest risk for monkeypox infection
Experts say that we shouldn't tiptoe around the issue. Instead, we should confront it directly, and keep an eye toward expanding access to treatments. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta clears up public confusion surrounding how monkeypox is spread and says "it does not appear to be strictly a sexually transmitted disease." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Water Vaccines plans to study new monkeypox vaccine, stock jumps
Shares of Blue Water Vaccines, a Cincinnati-based biopharma company, jumped significantly Wednesday amid news that its team plans to “explore the potential to develop" a new monkeypox vaccine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news