Austin-Travis County records first new monkeypox case since February
The latest monkeypox case in Austin-Travis County brings the area's total case count to 281.
Monkeypox outbreak may have peaked in US, but still widespread: officials
The virus has mainly spread among gay and bisexual men, though health officials continue to stress that anyone can be infected.
Fort Worth ISD confirms monkeypox diagnosis at one of its campuses
Tarrant County Public Health notified the district that someone at Arlington Heights High School tested positive.
US health officials warn monkeypox could mutate to resist antiviral drug Tpoxx
U.S. health officials are warning doctors against overusing the lone drug available to treat monkeypox. Federal health officials say that even a small mutation in the virus could leave the drug ineffective.
Texas reports first U.S. death in person with monkeypox
According to the CDC, over 99% of people who are infected with monkeypox are expected to survive, but those immunocompromised are a different story and it can be deadly.
Harris County resident with severe illnesses and presumptive positive for monkeypox, passes away
A Harris County resident with various illnesses, who was also presumptive positive for monkeypox, died on Sunday, according to officials with Harris County Public Health. In a release, officials said the patient's cause of death is unknown.
Monkeypox vaccines becoming more readily available: APH
Nearly 5,000 vials of the Jynneos vaccine were sent to Austin Public Health.
Monkeypox case confirmed at Texas State University
Texas State officials said the person lives off campus and will remain in isolation until the rash heals and is no longer contagious.
Harris Co. child’s presumptive monkeypox case was false positive, officials say
Last week, Harris County officials announced that a young child under the age of two was the first presumptive positive monkeypox case in the county. Officials say the case is now believed to have been a false positive.
50,000 monkeypox vaccines set aside for gay pride events, health officials say
At least a dozen U.S. pride events are scheduled over the next two months.
Owners spread monkeypox to their dog, doctors report
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus.
WHO to rename monkeypox to avoid discrimination and stigmatization
WHO plans on having an open forum to rename monkeypox.
WHO to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns
Monkeypox was first named in 1958 when research monkeys in Denmark were observed to have a “pox-like” disease.
Hays County confirms two Monkeypox cases
The Hays County health department is currently investigating the cases and working to identify those who may have had direct contact with them.
Gay couple attacked, accused of having monkeypox in Northwest DC
A young, gay couple tells FOX 5 they were attacked in D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood simply due to their sexual orientation.
Monkeypox emergency orders issued by Austin-Travis County leaders
There are nearly 70 cases in Travis County, and with upcoming festivals and school about to start, officials expect that number will to continue to rise.
Arizona man details his monkeypox diagnosis as cases rise in the country
Monkeypox cases are on the rise in the Phoenix area and a man who was recently diagnosed with the illness is detailing his experience.
Illinois daycare worker contracts monkeypox, children exposed
Even though health experts say the monkeypox virus is largely impacting a certain population, the grim reality is anyone can catch it.
Monkeypox: Public health experts provide guidelines ahead of fall festival season
APH says it is monitoring dozens of presumptive and confirmed monkeypox cases in the community.
NYC declares monkeypox outbreak a 'public health emergency'
In a statement, Mayor Eric Adams and Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan declared that the city's monkeypox outbreak was a "public health emergency" in order to fight the spread of the virus.