smallpox

CDC monitoring 6 people in US for possible rare monkey pox, says public ‘shouldn’t worry’ | CNN

CNN — Officials from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are closely monitoring recent clusters of monkeypox infections around the world – and possible cases in the United States. Currently, the CDC is monitoring six people in the US for possible monkeypox infections after they sat next to an infected traveler who showed …

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Britain offers smallpox vaccine as monkeypox cases spread across Europe

LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – A handful of monkeypox cases in Britain has prompted authorities to offer a smallpox vaccine to some healthcare workers and others who may have been exposed, as a handful of additional cases have been confirmed in parts of Europe. Monkeypox is a usually mild viral illness characterized by symptoms of …

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