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Monkeypox Vaccines Being Rolled Out Nationwide As Case Numbers Rise

Monkeypox Vaccines Being Rolled Out Nationwide As Case Numbers Rise

Over 11,000 cases of Monkeypox have now been recorded in the US, with the largest number of individuals infected residing in California, Florida, and New York. Since the first case was detected in Massachusetts on May 18th, this disease has now spread across the country and CDC officials have shared that it may be too late to significantly stop the spread. The Jynneos vaccine, which was developed in 2019 to prevent monkeypox and smallpox, is now being administered in certain areas to those who are over 18 years old and meet certain criteria.

New Covid-19 Strain Recorded, Causing Night Sweats

New Covid-19 Strain Recorded, Causing Night Sweats

If you assumed that you were in the clear from contracting Covid-19 because your symptoms don’t align with what the CDC has announced, or you already had the virus recently– think again. The BA.5 subvariant of Omicron is said to be highly contagious and able to reinfect individuals only weeks after they tested positive for Covid, making it extremely difficult for scientists to study track in terms of how this variant differs from prior strains. Luckily, the two primary symptoms that defined the beginning of the pandemic, a loss of taste and smell, have not visibly returned. However, there is a new symptom that has been present in many BA.5 cases which may be worse than a runny nose and sore throat— night sweats.

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