Stanford Medicine launches a diagnostic test for monkeypox

Stanford Medicine’s Clinical Virology Laboratory today launched a diagnostic test for monkeypox virus that has been identified in 42 countries and several states in the United States, including California. The test will speed up accurate diagnoses and inform public health efforts to stop the spread of the virus. Stanford Medicine is among the first academic … Read more

Focusing on good surveillance and control measures can help Africa curb monkeypox

African governments must focus on investing in their surveillance systems and strengthening preparedness to curb the rapid spread of infectious diseases such as monkeypox, experts said. Monkeypox is spreading rapidly in countries around the world where it has never been seen before, as well as taking hold in African countries, some of which have been … Read more