NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is reporting the first death of a person diagnosed with monkeypox, now known as “mpox,” in Virginia. The patient was an adult resident...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Chile Ministry of Health reported the second monkeypox death in the country. The patient was a older male who was unvaccinated and diagnosed on October 20. He had underlying...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today a new name that has been chosen to replace monkeypox–mpox. Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while “monkeypox”...

Monkeypox was found to be a contributing factor in the October death of a New Jersey resident with a history of underlying medical conditions, the New Jersey Department of Health announced Monday. This...

Monkeypox has infected more than 77,000 people in more than 100 countries worldwide, and — similar to COVID-19 — mutations have enabled the virus to grow stronger and smarter, evading antiviral drugs...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Epidemiological Surveillance of the Ministry of Health in Mexico reported today 2,654 confirmed monkeypox cases since the first case was reported on May 28. No deaths have been...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed and reported the death of a Maryland resident in which human monkeypox (MPX) was a contributing factor. The individual was immunocompromised,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced two deaths of Chicago residents caused by this year’s Monkeypox virus (MPV) outbreak. Both individuals had multiple...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Dominican Republic Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MISPAS), announced last Wednesday of two new positive cases of monkeypox, which increases the total number...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on the country’s 4th monkeypox case in a male in his 40s in the south who went to Canada in mid-September...