Aug 1, 2022
CDC says states now required to report all monkeypox cases within 24 hours
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to designate monkeypox — an infectious viral disease that’s been showing up around the world recently - as a nationally notifiable condition on Monday.
Aug 4, 2022
U.S. declares public health emergency over monkeypox
The Biden administration has declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency — a move that gives officials more flexibility to tackle the virus' spread.
Jul 30, 2022
Monkeypox horror: Spain confirms another death as outbreak spreads across Europe
This is the second death within 24 hours. It came shortly after Brazil reported the first monkeypox-related death outside the African continent in the current wave of the disease.
Jul 28, 2022
New York state declares monkeypox an imminent threat; San Francisco issues state of emergency over virus
The World Health Organization designated the disease a public health emergency of international concern over the weekend.
Jul 22, 2022
First cases of monkeypox in children in U.S. confirmed
The two young children, believed to have gotten infected through household transmission, ‘are doing well,’ CDC director says