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

The UK will offer monkeypox vaccines to some gay and bisexual men

Image: Scientific photo library (AP) UK health officials are planning to offer smallpox more widely vaccines, which are effective against the related monkeysmallpox virus –to some gay and bisexual men. The broadening of the reach is part of a renewed strategy to contain the emerging viral disease, which recently it has spread far beyond the … Read more