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Nearly 600 people have died this year, far above the fatality rate of last year’s global outbreak.
The two-shot vaccine is now recommended for people at risk even when an outbreak is not underway.
People with repeat monkeypox infections and those who were vaccinated are less likely to develop severe symptoms.
Dr. Demetre Daskalakis provides the latest updates on mpox (formerly monkeypox) testing, vaccines and treatment.
The Jynneos monkeypox vaccine is highly effective, but two doses are needed for optimal protection.
The White House and the Department of Health and Human Services recently convened a gathering to discuss mpox (monkeypox) research.
Recent case clusters in Chicago and France include several people who were fully vaccinated.
Most people who died of monkeypox in the United States had advanced HIV with a CD4 count below 50.
More than a quarter of HIV-positive people with a CD4 count below 100 died from mpox complications.
GLAAD’s #FactsAndVax campaign on Instagram Reels enlists Black influencers to educate about mpox. [VIDEOS]
Mpox cases have declined dramatically, but some communities may remain at risk.
New international report describes the risk factors and outcomes of more than 130 women and nonbinary people.
The monkeypox response in rural America may be affected by the patchy resources and bitter politics that are a legacy of COVID-19.
Studies suggest that the Jynneos vaccine offers substantial protection, but more real-world research is needed.
While encouraging HIV testing, prevention and treatment among gay and bisexual men, #NGMHAAD 2022 also raises awareness of monkeypox.
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