Letter obtained by CNN shows FDA championed new monkeypox vaccine strategy to vaccine maker

CNN — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has defended the federal government’s recent decision to expand its limited supply of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine by giving individuals smaller doses using a different injection method, pointing out in a letter to the company that makes the vaccine that a 2015 clinical study showed “a very … Read more

Why Michigan experts say monkeypox is the next pandemic, but not the next COVID

ANN ARBOR – As cases of monkeypox continue to grow around the world, the United States recently declared a national public health emergency amid the outbreak. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 31,800 cases worldwide as of August 9. Nearly 99% of those cases were found in countries that hadn’t … Read more

Letter obtained by CNN shows FDA championed new monkeypox vaccine strategy to vaccine maker

CNN — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has defended the federal government’s recent decision to expand its limited supply of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine by giving individuals smaller doses using a different injection method, pointing out in a letter to the company that makes the vaccine that a 2015 clinical study showed “a very … Read more

Dog catches monkeypox in first recorded human-to-animal infection

A recent study indicates that a same-sex male couple could have transmitted monkeypox to their four-year-old greyhound, while questions about the transmission of the virus from humans to animals still arise. The Lancet reported the finding in a medical journal entry published on Wednesday, which observed that the couple’s greyhound began contracting the virus nearly … Read more

Poliovirus detected in sewage samples in New York, health officials say

CNN — Poliovirus has been detected in sewage samples in New York City, suggesting likely local circulation of the virus, according to state and local health officials. “We are dealing with a trifecta. Covid is still very present. Polio, we have identified polio in our wastewater. And we are still dealing with the monkeypox crisis,” … Read more

Langya henipavirus: New virus discovered in China could be ‘tip of the iceberg’ for undiscovered pathogens, researchers say

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. hong kong CNN — Increased surveillance needed for new virus detected in dozens of people in eastern China that … Read more

Summary of Guidelines for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals, Communities, and Health Care Systems — United States, August 2022

COVID-19 Prevention Strategies Monitor community levels of COVID-19 to guide COVID-19 prevention efforts. People can use information about the current level of impact of COVID-19 on their community to decide which prevention behaviors to use and when (at all times or at specific times), based on their own risk of serious illness and that of … Read more

Summary of Guidelines for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals, Communities, and Health Care Systems — United States, August 2022

COVID-19 Prevention Strategies Monitor community levels of COVID-19 to guide COVID-19 prevention efforts. People can use information about the current level of impact of COVID-19 on their community to decide which prevention behaviors to use and when (at all times or at specific times), based on their own risk of serious illness and that of … Read more