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The CDC says some monkeypox patients also have sexually transmitted diseases

Some people who have recently been diagnosed with an STD may also have monkeypox, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, warning doctors that they need to monitor and test both because monkeypox can look a lot like an STD. . Some monkeypox patients also have syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea or chlamydia infections, said Rochelle …

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Novavax vaccine paves the way to obtaining Food and Drug Administration approval

Novavax’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine for adults 18 and older is a major step on the road toward Food and Drug Administration approval on Tuesday. The Food and Drug Administration’s independent panel of vaccine experts voted 21 to none with one abstaining from recommending that the syringe be licensed for use in the United States after …

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The CDC is sending monkeypox vaccines to people at high risk in a race to prevent the spread

Test tubes labeled “monkeypox virus positive and negative” are shown in this illustration taken on May 23, 2022. Dado Rovich | Reuters The Biden administration has distributed 1,200 doses of the monkeypox vaccine to people at high risk of the virus, as part of a nationwide public health response to eradicate the disease before it …

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says monkeypox cases in the United States have more than doubled over the past week to 20

The United States has identified 20 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox in 11 states as public health authorities increase testing in an effort to isolate patients and prevent the virus from spreading in communities, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For now, the general health risks to the public remain low, …

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The World Health Organization says monkeypox is spreading undetected as global cases have risen to more than 550

In this illustration, a hand infected with monkeypox virus is seen through a magnifying glass. Monkeypox is a viral disease that occurs mainly in central and western Africa. Rafael Henrique | Light Rocket | Getty Images The World Health Organization on Wednesday confirmed more than 550 cases of monkeypox in 30 countries as the virus …

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