CDC confirms 5 cases of monkeypox in Hawaii

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The CDC has confirmed that the number of monkeypox cases in Hawaii stands at five. Three of the previously reported cases were classified as probable until the CDC confirmed they were in fact monkeypox infections on Thursday. Meanwhile, the state health department previously said it had identified “links” between the five people. … Read more

CDC issues bizarre advice for sex while having monkeypox

Americans who think they’ve been exposed to monkeypox should take precautions like masturbating 6 feet away from their partner to prevent the virus from spreading, health officials say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a list of safe activities for sexually active patients earlier this month. Among the recommendations is to avoid kissing … Read more

CDC issues new guidance on monkeypox symptoms as US cases soar – NBC New York

The United States has reported 72 cases of monkeypox in 18 states in the past month, making it the largest outbreak of monkeypox ever recorded in the country. That total has increased significantly since early June, when just 19 cases were confirmed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines on Tuesday on … Read more

Children’s immune systems weakened after COVID shutdowns

Children are being infected with up to three different viruses at the same time after widespread COVID-19 lockdowns gutted their immune systems, doctors have warned. Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in Connecticut has reported staggering numbers of young patients with adenovirus, rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), human metapneumovirus, influenza and parainfluenza – in addition to … Read more