Mpox has faded in the US. Who deserves credit for controlling the outbreak?
It's an unsettled question, but experts cite a combination of factors.
WHO renames monkeypox as 'mpox,' citing racism concerns
The World Health Organization said it was concerned by the “racist and stigmatizing language” that arose after monkeypox spread to more than 100 countries.
NJ resident dies of monkeypox-related causes
A New Jersey resident has died of monkeypox-related causes, state health officials said. This is the first reported death in the state tied to monkeypox.
2 people die from monkeypox in NYC
New York City Health officials confirm that two people have died in the city from monkeypox (MPV).
Monkeypox outbreak may have peaked in US, but still widespread: officials
The virus has mainly spread among gay and bisexual men, though health officials continue to stress that anyone can be infected.
NYC opening 50,000 more monkeypox vaccination slots Friday
New York City is opening 50,000 new appointments for the monkeypox vaccine on Friday, as well as making vaccinations available to those under 18.
US health officials warn monkeypox could mutate to resist antiviral drug Tpoxx
U.S. health officials are warning doctors against overusing the lone drug available to treat monkeypox. Federal health officials say that even a small mutation in the virus could leave the drug ineffective.
NYC monkeypox cases on the decline
New York City, seen as the epicenter of the outbreak of monkeypox in the U.S., is seeing a drop in cases.
Monkeypox concerns on college campuses
As students head back to colleges and universities, there are concerns that monkeypox could spread due to congregate living settings.
Monkeypox NYC: First juvenile case confirmed
New York City health officials have confirmed the first case of monkeypox in a child.
NYC health officials point to decline in monkeypox cases, hope it's a turning point
Health officials in New York City say monkeypox transmission rates are down as more appointments to get the vaccine open.
Monkeypox in NY: Vaccine will be given in smaller doses
New York will soon start a new method for administering the monkeypox vaccine because of the lack of supply of the shot. The shot with a smaller dose of the vaccine is supposed to be as effective but has some potential drawbacks.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky
Dr. Rochelle Walensky is the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She spoke to Good Day's Rosanna Scotto and Bianca Peters about COVID-19, monkeypox, and the changes coming to her agency after an internal review.
50,000 monkeypox vaccines set aside for gay pride events, health officials say
At least a dozen U.S. pride events are scheduled over the next two months.
Owners spread monkeypox to their dog, doctors report
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus.
NYC officials hold Bronx town hall on monkeypox
The Bronx accounts for 310 of New York City's monkeypox cases.
WHO to rename monkeypox to avoid discrimination and stigmatization
WHO plans on having an open forum to rename monkeypox.
WHO to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns
Monkeypox was first named in 1958 when research monkeys in Denmark were observed to have a “pox-like” disease.
Monkeypox NYC: Cases now top 2,000
New York City’s monkeypox caseload has topped 2,000 cases as the city struggles to vaccinate residents.
Can the spread of monkeypox be stopped?
Since May, nearly 90 countries have reported more than 31,000 cases of monkeypox. The World Health Organization classified the escalating outbreak of the once-rare disease as an international emergency last month.