Monkeypox is now a national public health emergency in the US – an epidemiologist explains what this means

Monkeypox is now a national public health emergency in the US – an epidemiologist explains what this means

This post was originally published on this site After news broke that the U.S. declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency, friends and family started asking me, an infectious disease epidemiologist, if monkeypox is about to begin causing widespread death and chaos. I assured them that the Aug. 4,...

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‘We Are Not Doing Fear’: Ron DeSantis Blasts States Declaring Monkeypox Emergencies

‘We Are Not Doing Fear’: Ron DeSantis Blasts States Declaring Monkeypox Emergencies

This post was originally published on this site“I’m so sick of politicians — and we saw this with COVID — trying to sow fear into the population,” the Florida Republican said.

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White House selects FEMA and CDC officials to coordinate monkeypox response

White House selects FEMA and CDC officials to coordinate monkeypox response

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden on Tuesday formally named Robert Fenton as the White House’s national monkeypox response coordinator.

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UN agency condemns ‘homophobic and racist’ monkeypox reporting

UN agency condemns ‘homophobic and racist’ monkeypox reporting

This post was originally published on this site As the World Health Organization said it expects more cases of monkeypox to be identified around the world, the United Nations HIV/AIDS agency on Sunday denounced what it and numerous public health experts called bigoted Western media coverage of a disease that...

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