Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic Opens in New York – Here’s Who Eligible

New York City is launching a monkeypox vaccine clinic for people who may have been exposed to the virus. With 28 people testing positive for the virus in the city since the beginning of May, the Big Apple now accounts for more than 20% of confirmed monkeypox cases in the United States. Monkeypox is a … Read more

We should vaccinate gay and bisexual men for Monkeypox now

In this Medscape blog I previously reported on the history of the current monkeypox epidemic among mainly men who have sex with men (MSM). As we have discussed, a major monkeypox epidemic is underway in the UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, the United States and other countries. Prior to this outbreak, monkeypox had usually been reported … Read more

Cases of COVID are rising again in Europe as Moderna claims its booster candidate protects against the omcron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants

Cases of COVID are again on the rise in Europe, led by the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus which are considered 10% to 15% more infectious than previous iterations of the virus, and Portugal, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece, the Netherlands and Denmark are spreading rapidly. In France, … Read more