When this virus enters someone’s body, it can take up to 21 days before symptoms appear. Cases can range in severity, and some people experience few — if any — of the telltale lesions. But when they do emerge, for the majority of patients, the often painful, evolving rash typically lasts around two weeks to a month, and people are thought to be contagious from the onset of their symptoms until the last scab has fallen off.
(NPHealth.info - June 10, 2022)The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee on Thursday next week to assess whether the monkeypox outbreak represents a...
In Forging Ahead: The Yukon’s Continuing Response to COVID-19, Goal 2 is to enhance Yukoners’ wellbeing through mental and physical health.
Reasons behind the current global outbreak are unknown or at least haven’t been made available, says Aaron Glatt, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in New York state.
But while some monkeypox questions remain unanswered, the virus is hardly novel.
“Wearing a mask doesn’t just have to be a pandemic practice, We can use many of the healthy practices that we’ve learned, developed, and normalized during the pandemic to control the spread of diseases ongoing and keep the world healthier.”
– former CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD