Your Monkeypox Questions Answered
(MedPage Today) -- What are best practices for swabbing monkeypox lesions? Do chickenpox and smallpox vaccines prevent monkeypox? CDC experts answered these and other questions during a Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity call, while... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 30, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

As Monkeypox Spreads, U.S. Plans a Vaccination Campaign
States will be given vaccine doses from the federal stockpile, but supplies of the safest type are limited. (Source: NYT Health)
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EU regulator considers clearing smallpox shot for monkeypox
The European Medicines Agency says it will begin reviewing data to decide if a smallpox vaccine made by the pharmaceutical company Bavarian Nordic might also be authorized for monkeypox, amid a growing outbreak of the disease across the continent (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NC-based Chimerix getting plenty of attention as monkeypox spreads
Chimerix's smallpox treatment may be beneficial against monkeypox, according to the CDC. And it appears to be in high demand as moneybox continues — North Carolina confirmed its first case on Thursday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 25, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

As monkeypox spreads, Durham firm getting plenty of attention
A Durham company's smallpox treatment may be beneficial against monkeypox, according to the CDC. And it appears to be in high demand. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 24, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

CDC Eyes Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads
U.S. health officials are looking to expand use of the monkeypox vaccine for children as the outbreak continues to spread across the U.S. and in countries around the world, with more than 3,300 cases reported globally. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is developing a protocol aimed at allowing use of Bavarian Nordic A/S’s Jynneos vaccine in children, if needed, according to documents prepared for a meeting of agency advisers that took place this week. The vaccine is currently cleared for use in adults and is considered safer than Emergent BioSolutions Inc.’s ACAM2000 smallpox vaccine, which c...
Source: TIME: Health - June 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madison Muller and Riley Griffin / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Disease healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Origin of the Monkeypox Outbreak Becomes Clearer to Scientists
Even as cases rise, genetic analysis suggests that the virus has been silently circulating in people since 2018. (Source: NYT Health)
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Scientists Zero In on the Origins of the Monkeypox Outbreak
Even as cases rise, genetic analysis suggests that the virus has been silently circulating in people since 2018. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Animals Smallpox Monkeypox Rodents Mice Disease Rates Sexually Transmitted Diseases Viruses Rats your-feed-health Africa Nigeria Source Type: news

Monkeypox vaccination resources, UKHSA (published 22nd June 2022)
Information on the smallpox vaccination used to protect you against the monkeypox virus. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polio Eradication Will Take Funds and Awareness
A polio vaccinator administers the oral polio vaccine to a child in Pakistan. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPSBy Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Jun 22 2022 (IPS) For forty days, Kunle Adeyanju – a Nigerian, Rotarian, polio eradication advocate and biker – rode for more than 12,500km from London to Lagos to raise funds for polio eradication. Adeyanju documented his journey on Twitter, where his handle is appropriately named @lionheart1759. Indeed, it takes one with a lion’s heart to embark on such a bold adventure. People like philanthropist Bill Gates, who works on polio eradication, and the CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, tweet...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Africa Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Polio Source Type: news

Smallpox and monkeypox: the green book, chapter 29, UKHSA (updated 22nd June 2022)
Smallpox and monkeypox immunisation information for public health professionals. 21 June 2022Revised to include information on the new smallpox (MVA) vaccine and the response to cases of monkeypox. 20 March 2013First published. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monkeypox update: Vaccine to be offered more widely to tame outbreak - are you eligible?
UKHSA has announced today that a wider pool of Britons will be offered the smallpox vaccine Imvanex to tame the current outbreak of monkeypox. Are you eligible? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What We Can Learn From Other Poxviruses About Monkeypox
Since the eradication of smallpox in 1980, there have been growing concerns that we are not prepared for the next poxvirus pandemic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

People at higher risk of monkeypox exposure to be offered vaccination
Some gay and bisexual men at higher risk of exposure to monkeypox will be offered the smallpox vaccine in a bid to contain the current outbreak, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 21, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

Think All Viruses Get Milder With Time? Not This Rabbit-Killer.
The myxoma virus, fatal to millions of Australian rabbits, is a textbook example of the unexpected twists in the evolution of viruses and their hosts. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carl Zimmer Tags: Rabbits Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Smallpox Research Evolution (Biology) Viruses Science and Technology your-feed-science Source Type: news