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Some officials now say monkeypox elimination unlikely in US
CDC: 1 dose of vaccine protects against monkeypox, 2nd dose encouraged
Experts urge a second dose for full protection, but people who received a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine appeared to be significantly less likely to get sick.
CDC: Pregnant women at extreme increased risk for 'severe outcomes' from monkeypox
Women who are pregnant and contract monkeypox can have a pregnancy loss, according to Dr. Luis Ostrosky, an infectious disease expert.
Texas confirms first death of person with monkeypox
The adult person lived in Harris County who was severely immunocompromised, the Texas Department of State Health Services said.
Global monkeypox cases drop 21% in the last week, WHO says
It is a possible sign the outbreak may be starting to decline in Europe, according to an report issued Thursday by the World Health Organization.
Texas surpasses 1,000 monkeypox cases
Of those cases, 529 have been reported in the Houston region as of Tuesday, August 23.
Texas State University confirms monkeypox case within community
The individual will remain in isolation until their rash heals and they are no longer contagious.
'Presumptive' pediatric case of monkeypox in Harris County ruled false positive, judge says
False positives only happen about 4% of the time, according to Judge Lina Hidalgo.
First case of Monkeypox reported in Chambers County, risk of disease remains low
The age, gender and identity of the person has not been released.
Monkeypox update in Houston: Child is 'presumptive positive,' Harris County Judge Hidalgo says
Judge Lina Hidalgo said all cases are presumptive until they're confirmed. So far, all cases have become confirmed positive.
Monkeypox patients advised to avoid household pets
The CDC has for months advised people with monkeypox to avoid household pets, but the guidance is gaining new attention after a dog reportedly caught the virus.
US shipping more monkeypox vaccine to states and cities
A strategy shift that allows more shots to be drawn from each vial allowed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to ship out more doses than planned.
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