WHO plans on having an open forum to rename monkeypox.
Monkeypox was first named in 1958 when research monkeys in Denmark were observed to have a “pox-like” disease.
New York City’s monkeypox caseload has topped 2,000 cases as the city struggles to vaccinate residents.
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.
Monkeypox cases are on the rise in the Phoenix area and a man who was recently diagnosed with the illness is detailing his experience.
As children get ready to head back to school there are concerns that it could fuel a further spread of the monkeypox virus.
As more countries around the world, including the U.S., report cases of monkeypox, here's what you need to know about the relatively rare disease, and some of the things people can do to prevent the disease's spread.
Even though health experts say the monkeypox virus is largely impacting a certain population, the grim reality is anyone can catch it.
New York City is doubling the capacity to administer monkeypox vaccine shots as five new vaccine clinics are opening. The city also announced that it plans to open a clinic in the heart of Times Square.
The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypox outbreak that has infected more than 6,600 Americans.
The U.S. has declared a public health emergency to bolster the federal response to the outbreak of monkeypox that already has infected more than 6,600 Americans.
Sen. Gillibrand is calling on President Biden to invoke the Defense Production Act to ramp-up production of the badly-needed monkeypox vaccine.
Doctors that specialize in LGBTQ health are asking the feds to cut the red tape that's preventing people from getting the only treatment known to help those suffering with severe cases. TPOXX, an antiviral, has a cumbersome prescription process.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams on Monday declared a state of emergency due to the monkeypox outbreak.
In a statement, Mayor Eric Adams and Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan declared that the city's monkeypox outbreak was a "public health emergency" in order to fight the spread of the virus.
Governor Kathy Hochul has declared New York's monkeypox outbreak a "State Disaster Emergency," and issued an executive order to allow the state to respond more swiftly to the outbreak.
Two new monkeypox vaccine sites opened on Friday in New Jersey in an effort to make the shots more widely available. The sites are in Paramus and Camden. Here is how to make an appointment.
Another 80,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine are headed to New York City, which has surpassed 1,000 monkeypox cases.
Health regulators say nearly 800,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine will soon be available for U.S. distribution.
The head of the World Health Organization advises men at risk of monkeypox to consider limiting sexual partners for now.