north america

'We're on our own.' Urgent pleas for monkeypox vaccines from gay men feeling neglected by the government

‘We’re on our own.’ Urgent pleas for monkeypox vaccines from gay men feeling neglected by the government

San Francisco CNN  —  The line begins to form before sunrise outside Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, with some people arriving as early as 2 a.m., bringing fold-up chairs and blankets to protect against the Bay Area’s overnight chill. They wear face masks, and keep a social distance from others, obeying the ground rules from …

‘We’re on our own.’ Urgent pleas for monkeypox vaccines from gay men feeling neglected by the government Read More »

California governor declares state of emergency over monkeypox outbreak

California governor declares state of emergency over monkeypox outbreak

CNN  —  California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday declared a state of emergency to bolster California’s monkeypox vaccination efforts as the virus spreads nationwide. The declaration comes as more than 5,800 probable or confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported in the United States, including nearly 800 in California. While the World Health Organization has …

California governor declares state of emergency over monkeypox outbreak Read More »

Initial US monkeypox vaccination strategy was 'doomed to failure,' experts say

Initial US monkeypox vaccination strategy was ‘doomed to failure,’ experts say

CNN  —  There is growing concern that the United States may have lost its chance to contain the monkeypox virus, as the nation has been slow to vaccinate those most at risk on a broader scale. “I think we’re going to have to live with it until they vaccinate every high-risk person,” Dr. Robert Murphy, …

Initial US monkeypox vaccination strategy was ‘doomed to failure,’ experts say Read More »

Ocean-exploring robot could search for lost cities and shipwrecks

Ocean-exploring robot could search for lost cities and shipwrecks

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  The ocean is full of mysteries that lead to legendary lore. During a recent moonlit harbor excursion, conversation quickly turned to tales of piracy and exploration. A guide shared stories from …

Ocean-exploring robot could search for lost cities and shipwrecks Read More »