What is the impact of monkeypox infection on the hemostatic system?

In a recent study published in the Internal and emergency medicine magazine, researchers determined whether monkeypox infection (MPX) affected the hemostatic system as seen in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Monkeypox outbreak: a new challenge for the hemostatic system after COVID-19? Image Credit: Phonlamai Photo/Shutterstock The scientific community’s understanding of the framework associating viral infection … Read more

Wyandotte County, Kansas Announces First Known Case of Monkey Pox

Wyandotte County Announces First Known Case of Monkey Pox Health officials said the person with monkey pox is self-isolating at home Updated: 10:03 PM CDT Oct 4, 2022 Hide Transcription Show transcript WHILE MONKEYPOX CASES CLIMBING OVER THE LAND, THE FIRST LIKELY CASE ARISED IN EASTERN JACKSON COUNTY. >> THE LINK FROM BEING A THEORETICAL … Read more

Wyandotte County, Kansas Announces First Known Case of Monkey Pox

Wyandotte County Announces First Known Case of Monkey Pox Health officials said the person with monkey pox is self-isolating at home Updated: 10:03 PM CDT Oct 4, 2022 Hide Transcription Show transcript WHILE MONKEYPOX CASES CLIMBING OVER THE LAND, THE FIRST LIKELY CASE ARISED IN EASTERN JACKSON COUNTY. >> THE LINK FROM BEING A THEORETICAL … Read more

CDC Says We Probably Can’t Get Rid Of Monkeypox

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers good and bad news about the ongoing monkeypox outbreak in the country. New cases are declining, likely thanks to a combination of vaccination and education efforts. But it is also likely that the virus will not be eradicated here … Read more

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination is unlikely in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — Some US health officials admit monkeypox is unlikely to go away anytime soon. The spread of the disease is slowing, but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That conclusion was stated in a recent CDC report, and reiterated Friday … Read more

Monkeypox virus structural analysis to guide broad antiviral drug development

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers investigated the crystalline structure of monkeypox (MPX) virus (MPXV) and the complex of VP39, a 2′-O-RNA methyltransferase (MTase) and sinefungin, a pan-MTase inhibitor. Study: The structure of the monkeypox virus 2′-O-ribose methyltransferase VP39 in complex with sinefungin provides the basis for the design of … Read more

DNA Metagenomic Analyzes of Clinical Samples from Monkeypox Virus Infected Individuals

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv*server, researchers analyzed Monkeypox virus (MPXV) genomic sequences obtained from 18 patients who contracted MPXV infection between June and July 2022. Study: Sequencing of Monkeypox virus from infected patients reveals viral genomes with APOBEC3-like editing, gene inactivation and bacterial agents of skin superinfection. Image Credit: Kateryna Kon/Shutterstock Background … Read more

CDC: Early numbers show unvaccinated with much higher monkeypox risk

People who qualified for a monkeypox vaccine but didn’t receive one were about 14 times more likely to become infected than those who had been vaccinated, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While extremely limited, the numbers offer a first look at the effectiveness of the … Read more

Monkeypox outbreak ‘reversed’ in Victoria with no new cases for weeks

Victorian Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton says the monkeypox outbreak in the state has “reversed”, with no new cases reported in recent weeks. Most important points: Victoria’s monkey pox cases have remained at 67 since Sept Professor Sutton said the community’s response to the outbreak was crucial to contain the spread Those eligible for vaccines … Read more

Most dementia patients do not receive treatment after diagnosis: report

In a sweeping new report, Alzheimer’s and dementia experts are calling for better patient treatment and better education for healthcare professionals, showing that the majority of dementia patients receive little to no care after diagnosis. Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) stated in a press release for the annual World Alzheimer’s Report that up to 85 percent … Read more