Infectious diseases

We are not ready for monkeypox

picture: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez (Getty Images) Monkeypox is here, and it spread out. A few dozen cases in a few countries that We told you about last month They now number more than a thousand cases worldwide, with 35 reported in the United States. But the United States almost certainly has more cases than the …

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The CDC says you should wear a mask while traveling — for monkeypox

A medical laboratory technician displays a test sample from a person suspected of having monkeypox.picture: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez (Getty Images) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is ramping up its guidance on monkeypox. While the risk of monkeypox is still thought to be low for the general public, the agency is now warning people …

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The Environmental Protection Agency increases the amount of ethanol to be mixed with gas

Des Moines, Iowa – The Biden administration on Friday set new requirements that increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s gasoline supply but reduce previous ethanol blending requirements due to reduced fuel demand during the coronavirus pandemic. The Environmental Protection Agency said it will set levels for 2022 for ethanol …

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The United States released 1,200 monkeypox vaccines in response to the outbreak

CNN – With the number of monkeypox cases rising amid an ongoing global outbreak, US health officials said Friday they are ramping up testing, contact tracing, and expanding access to vaccines and treatments. As part of these efforts, about 1,200 doses of the monkeypox vaccine have been administered in the United States, said Dr. Raj …

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