CDC warns mpox resurgence possible amid rise in cases
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it's investigating a surge in mpox cases around the country, including Chicago.
Monkeypox outbreak may have peaked in US, but still widespread: officials
The virus has mainly spread among gay and bisexual men, though health officials continue to stress that anyone can be infected.
CDC: Florida infant contracts monkeypox, youngest patient infected in state to date
An infant less than two months old in Florida contracted monkeypox likely from a household exposure, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a news release Monday.
50,000 monkeypox vaccines set aside for gay pride events, health officials say
At least a dozen U.S. pride events are scheduled over the next two months.
Owners spread monkeypox to their dog, doctors report
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus.
WHO to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns
Monkeypox was first named in 1958 when research monkeys in Denmark were observed to have a “pox-like” disease.
'People are scared:' Orange County out of appointments for monkeypox vaccine
People in Orange County are frustrated they cannot make an appointment to get the monkeypox vaccine. They are completely booked in Orange County, as the demand is outpacing the supply.
World Health Organization declares monkeypox a global emergency
Declaring a global emergency means the monkeypox outbreak is an “extraordinary event” that could spill over into more countries and requires a coordinated global response.
Infant diagnosed with monkeypox in DC, officials say
An infant in D.C. tested positive for monkeypox, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.