YLE Other Infectious Diseases

This newsletter is about non-COVID19 infectious diseases around the world.

Monkeypox (MPX) cases continue to increase in the United States and across the globe. Concurrently, the availability of the best vaccine option…
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Vaccines will help control the monkeypox (MPX) outbreak. The bad news is that we desperately need more doses. And we don’t know how much the vaccines…
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There is substantial concern about monkeypox (MPV) exposure and risk among the general public. Some of this is warranted; some is not. Misconceptions…
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In two short months, more than 18,000 cases of monkeypox (MPV) and five deaths have been reported across the globe. This is a rapidly evolving…
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Yesterday, an unvaccinated, young adult was diagnosed with polio in New York and developed paralysis. They had no history of travel. This case follows a…
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Two days ago the CDC activated an Emergency Operations Center for our monkeypox (MPX) response
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Over the weekend, the WHO did not declare Monkeypox (MPX) as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). This was a big surprise. Cases…
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