Monkeypox cases

Monkeypox Chicago: Illinois Governor JB Pritzker declares monkeypox a public health emergency

Chicago (WLS) – Illinois Governor JB Pritzker declared monkeypox a public health emergency Monday to help coordinate the statewide response. Declaring the state a “disaster zone” allows the Illinois Department of Public Health to better coordinate with other state and federal agencies on vaccine distribution and disease prevention. Illinois currently has the third highest number …

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Will monkeypox outbreaks increase stakes in some companies? I read here

Amid the outbreak of monkeypox around the world, investors are hoarding stocks of companies in various sectors that could benefit from the race to eradicate the disease. According to news reported by Bloomberg, stocks of vaccine producers, antiviral drug makers and protective equipment makers are seeing brisk demand as they made such gains for investors …

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New York asks WHO to rename monkeypox: ‘We have growing concern about…’ | world News

New York City asked the World Health Organization on Tuesday to rename the monkeypox virus to avoid stigmatizing patients who may be late in seeking care. New York has seen more cases of the disease, more than any other city in the United States, where 1,092 cases have been detected so far, the World Health …

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