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Characteristics of Monkeypox and Covid-19 and How to Differentiate Them

Characteristics of Monkeypox and Covid-19 and How to Differentiate Them

With both Covid-19 spreading rapidly and Monkeypox cases being on the rise, confusing the two viruses is almost a given. It can be very nerve-wracking when you start to feel symptoms and don’t know which virus you could possibly have. Many health experts have expressed that the two viruses are incredibly different from one another regarding transmission and symptoms. Below are some of the key differences and characteristics of both the Monkeypox virus and Covid-19.

Thousands of Monkeypox Vaccines to be Distributed Immediately in the US

Thousands of Monkeypox Vaccines to be Distributed Immediately in the US

The Monkeypox virus is surging through the U.S. as cases are rising in all fifty states. The Biden administration is said to distribute the monkeypox vaccine across the country, focusing on people that are at risk, such as immunocompromised individuals and communities with the highest number of cases, White House officials announced Tuesday. The U.S. The Department of Health and Human Services will send out 56,000 doses of the Jynneos vaccine to areas with high transmission. Additionally, 240,000 doses will be sent out over the next few weeks, moving into summer and fall. Officials expect to make at least 1.6 million doses sent out by the end of the fall.

Federal Register Will Publish Emergency Vaccine Temporary Standard In Upcoming Days

Federal Register Will Publish Emergency Vaccine Temporary Standard In Upcoming Days

The Labor Department’s rule that would require private businesses with 100 or more employees to have them vaccinated or tested weekly will be published by the Federal Register in the next few days.

Covid-19 Booster Shots Available for All Americans Starting 9/20

Covid-19 Booster Shots Available for All Americans Starting 9/20

U.S. health officials and medical experts have announced on Wednesday that booster doses of COVID-19 will be offered starting as soon as Sept. 20. The news came after cases of the COVID, and Delta variant have been increasing all over the country over the past few weeks.

Olivia Rodrigo Promotes Vaccinations with President Biden

Olivia Rodrigo Promotes Vaccinations with President Biden

Olivia Rodrigo, who recently released the hit songs ‘good 4 u’ and ‘driver’s license’ along with her album ‘Sour,’ plans to encourage young people to receive their Covid-19 vaccinations with President Joe Biden on Wednesday. She intends to visit the White House on July 14 in order to help promote vaccinations among younger Americans.

COVID-19 Cases Increase and May Cause Surprising Amount of Death

COVID-19 Cases Increase and May Cause Surprising Amount of Death

As the Delta variant spreads rapidly, some U.S. hot spots such as Florida, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and Nevada may be expecting a “surprising amount of death,” according to health experts.

Over the past week, the U.S. is averaging about 19,455 news cases, which is a 47% increase from the week prior. Dr. Jonathan Reiner said, “In places like Missouri where ICUs are packed, you’re going to see a surprising amount of death.”

Another Pfizer vaccine booster is in the works

Another Pfizer vaccine booster is in the works

Melody Smith
On Thursday, Pfizer announced that it is currently developing a third booster shot for those who have already been vaccinated for COVID. This announcement comes as the highly transmissible Delta variant becomes an increased risk. In many countries, it is becoming the dominant strain, and this pattern is likely to continue. Pfizer said that its third booster shot would specifically target the Delta variant.

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