Vet who contracted virus years ago describes lesions and flu-like symptoms

A vet who contracted monkeypox during an outbreak in the United States in 2003 has described the “frightening” ordeal of suddenly falling ill before authorities knew what was happening. Dr. Kurt Zaeske, who is now retired from Wisconsin, said he developed flu-like symptoms and lesions after coming into contact with a prairie dog infected with … Read more

Vet who contracted virus years ago describes lesions and flu-like symptoms

A vet who contracted monkeypox during an outbreak in the United States in 2003 has described the “frightening” ordeal of suddenly falling ill before authorities knew what was happening. Dr. Kurt Zaeske, who is now retired from Wisconsin, said he developed flu-like symptoms and lesions after coming into contact with a prairie dog infected with … Read more

CDC says monkeypox not easily spread through the air: ‘It’s not Covid’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention want to calm public anxiety about how the monkeypox virus is transmitted, pointing out that it doesn’t spread through the air as easily because it requires close contact with an infected person. Monkeypox is transmitted primarily through sustained physical contact, such as skin-to-skin contact with someone who has … Read more

People who rebound with COVID-19 after Paxlovid may be highly contagious, new studies show

The CDC warning cited recent reports from researchers documenting some Paxlovid rebounds, including among patients who were vaccinated and boosted. The CDC warning comes as two small but provocative new studies by different teams of researchers in Boston and New York suggest such relapses may not be so unusual. The scientists also found that, in … Read more

Sacramento County has first probable Monkeypox virus case in California – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento County public health officials said they are investigating a probable travel-related case of the monkeypox virus. The probable case – believed to be the first in California – was announced by public health officials on Tuesday. READ MORE: Gun found in second-grader’s desk at South Sacramento school, district says “This case … Read more