Viruses

Monkeypox cases are on the rise — here’s what we know so far

When experts in the UK confirmed the first case of monkeypox on May 7 this year, epidemiologist Andrea McCollum and her colleagues at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed closely. Human monkeypox infection is rare, especially outside Central and West Africa where the virus is endemic in animals and spreads primarily in …

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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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A new corona virus has been found circulating among rodents in Sweden

Bats and pangolins aren’t the only wild animals harboring novel coronaviruses. Rodents such as rats, mice, and mice can also carry viruses that are sometimes able to jump into our species. Among the branches of Swedish banks backed in red (Myodes glariolus), researchers have now identified a widespread coronavirus and named it the Grimsö virus, …

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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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