Epidemics

STD clinics struggle with surge in patients amid outbreak

STD clinics struggle with surge in patients amid outbreak

Dr. Emily Drwiega from the University of Illinois Health and Maggie Butler, a registered nurse, prepare monkeypox vaccines at the Test Positive Aware Network nonprofit clinic in Chicago, Illinois, July 25, 2022. Eric Cox | Reuters Dr. Ward Carpenter, co-director of health services at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, said the monkeypox outbreak across the …

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Monkeypox: How you can protect yourself from the virus and what to do if you have symptoms

Monkeypox: How you can protect yourself from the virus and what to do if you have symptoms

The number of confirmed cases of monkeypox, a virus related to smallpox that is typically limited to Africa, is growing – particularly in Europe and North America, which has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) on July 23 to declare a global health emergency over the outbreak. The virus, which is less deadly than smallpox, …

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