CDC Says We Probably Can’t Get Rid of Monkeypox Now

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A new report from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers both good and bad news about the ongoing monkeypox epidemic in the country. New cases are slowing, likely due to a combination of vaccination and education efforts. But it is also likely that the virus will not be … Read more

Some officials now say eradication of monkeypox is unlikely in the United States

NEW YORK (AP) — Some U.S. health officials admit that monkeypox is unlikely to go away any time soon. The spread of the disease is slowing, but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. This finding was in a recent CDC report, and taken up … Read more

Some officials now say eradication of monkeypox is unlikely in the United States

NEW YORK (AP) — Some U.S. health officials admit that monkeypox is unlikely to go away any time soon. The spread of the disease is slowing, but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. This finding was in a recent CDC report, and taken up … Read more

CDC: Early numbers show unvaccinated at much higher risk of monkeypox

People eligible for a monkeypox vaccine but who did not receive one were about 14 times more likely to be infected than those who were vaccinated, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (CDC). Although extremely limited, the figures offer a first look at the effectiveness of the … Read more