U.S. Monkeypox Cases Surpass 10,000, Most of Any Country | Health News

Cases of monkeypox in the United States have topped 10,000, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s more reported infections than any other country. The states reporting the most cases are New York, Florida, Georgia, Texas and California. The only state that has not reported any cases is Wyoming. Monkeypox … Read more

US surpasses 10,000 monkeypox cases; double over last 2 weeks

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The number of monkeypox cases in the United States is now over 10,000, roughly doubling in the past two weeks. The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows 10,392 cases of monkeypox that have been reported across the country. Los Angeles County Health Department officials say the … Read more

Kansas doctor shares perspective on monkeypox outbreak, polio case in U.S.

WICHITA, Kansas (KWCH) – A global outbreak of monkeypox has hit the United States in recent months, as doctors in New York confirmed the first case of polio in the United States in nearly a decade. While Kansas has just one known confirmed case of monkeypox, doctors say it’s only a matter of time before … Read more

Mapping Monkeypox Cases in the U.S. | Health News

Since the first case of monkeypox was reported in the United States in mid-May, infections have reached the highest number reported in any country. The United States has documented nearly 5,200 cases of monkeypox as of July 29, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The states reporting the highest number … Read more

Action on Monkeypox Accelerates in US as Outbreak Expands 

Two of the hardest-hit U.S. regions have raised alert levels over the monkeypox outbreak. San Francisco declared a public health emergency on Thursday. The city accounts for 281 of California’s nearly 800 cases. The statement gives health officials access to additional resources to deal with the outbreak. New York, with nearly 1,400 cases statewide, made … Read more

‘1 in 4 monkeypox cases in US in New York’: Virus sparks fresh alarm | World News

After the coronavirus, the United States is experiencing an upsurge in monkeypox cases and is now at the top of the list of countries most affected by the current outbreak. In the United States, a large number of cases are concentrated in New York which has now declared a “state disaster emergency” to control the … Read more

San Francisco First Major US City To Declare Monkeypox “Local Emergency”

The virus is transmitted from person to person through very close contact. (Representative) San Francisco: Monkeypox was declared a “local emergency” in San Francisco on Thursday, making it the first major US city to do so, CNN reported. Effective until August 1, the San Francisco Department of Public Health said the measure will help “expedite … Read more

Americans struggle to get monkeypox vaccine as virus spreads

(NewsNation) – As monkeypox continues to spread across the United States, health officials are warning that a lack of vaccines and testing capacity could exacerbate the outbreak. As New Yorker Josh Hurt said, “it’s like the Hunger Games” trying to get vaccinated. “That was a problem,” he told NewsNation affiliate WPIX. Nearly a quarter of … Read more

Where Monkeypox Cases Have Been Reported in California and the U.S. – NBC Los Angeles

Cases of monkeypox have spread throughout California and the United States. Amid a surge of COVID-19, communities are wondering if this is another virus they should be worried about. What is monkey pox? Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus which does not occur naturally in the United States. This … Read more