WHO: Ugandan Ebola outbreak ‘rapidly evolving’ after 1 month

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is “rapidly evolving” a month after the disease was reported in the East African country, a top World Health Organization official said Thursday, describing…

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WHO: Uganda Ebola outbreak ‘rapidly evolving’ after 1 month

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is “rapidly evolving” a month after the disease was reported in the East African country, a top World Health Organization official said Thursday, describing…

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Monkeypox cases in US fall, hit lowest level since June: CDC

Monkeypox cases are continuing to decline in the United States as the outbreak keeps showing signs of receding. As of Oct. 12, the U.S. recorded a seven-day average of 60…

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Monkeypox has disproportionately impacted Hispanic and Latino men in US

Since the early days of the monkeypox outbreak in the United States, Hispanic and Latino men may have been disproportionately affected. While data from the CDC is limited and fewer…

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US warns monkeypox could mutate to resist antiviral drug

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials are warning against overuse of the lone drug available to treat monkeypox, saying that even a small mutation in the virus could render the pills…

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As monkeypox drops in the West, still no vaccines for Africa

ABUJA, Nigeria — With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa. In July,…

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UN warns cholera outbreak in Syria is a threat to the region

BEIRUT — The outbreak of cholera in Syria presents a serious threat to people in the war-torn country and the region, a U.N. official said Tuesday, adding that urgent action…

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Monkeypox death confirmed by LA County health officials

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County resident with a compromised immune system has died from monkeypox, local health officials announced Monday. It’s believed to be the first U.S. fatality…

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1st death due to monkeypox in LA County resident, officials say

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Los Angeles Department of Public Health have confirmed the first death due to monkeypox in a Los Angeles County resident. Officials…

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US may expand monkeypox vaccine eligibility to men with HIV

NEW YORK — U.S. officials are considering broadening recommendations for who gets vaccinated against monkeypox, possibly to include many men with HIV or those recently diagnosed with other sexually transmitted…

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