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New York City Resident Tests Positive for Monkeypox Virus

New York City Resident Tests Positive for Monkeypox Virus

HEALTH | May 21, 2022

A New York City resident has tested positive for the virus that causes monkeypox, state health officials announced late Friday.

Monkeypox Spreads in West, Baffling African Scientists

Monkeypox Spreads in West, Baffling African Scientists

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | May 20, 2022

As more cases of monkeypox are detected in Europe and North America, some scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks in Africa say they are baffled by the unusual disease's spread in the West.

Spain Confirms 7 Monkeypox Cases as European Outbreak Grows

Spain Confirms 7 Monkeypox Cases as European Outbreak Grows

HEALTH | By Ashifa Kassam and Barry Hatton | May 19, 2022

Health officials in Spain reported seven cases of monkeypox and Portugal updated its number of confirmed cases to 14 Thursday as an outbreak of a viral disease typically limited to Africa expanded in Europe.

Jill Biden, Selena Gomez Lead Talk on Youth Mental Health

Jill Biden, Selena Gomez Lead Talk on Youth Mental Health

HEALTH | By Darlene Superville | May 19, 2022

Selena Gomez joined first lady Jill Biden and U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy at the White House on Wednesday for a conversation about youth mental health.

US Case of Monkeypox Reported in Massachusetts Man

US Case of Monkeypox Reported in Massachusetts Man

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | May 18, 2022

Massachusetts on Wednesday reported a rare case of monkeypox in a man who recently traveled to Canada, and health officials are looking into whether it is connected to small outbreaks in Europe.

Portugal Finds 5 Monkeypox Cases in Men as Outbreak Spreads

Portugal Finds 5 Monkeypox Cases in Men as Outbreak Spreads

HEALTH | By Barry Hatton and Maria Cheng | May 18, 2022

Portuguese health authorities on Wednesday confirmed five cases of monkeypox in young men, marking an unusual outbreak in Europe of a disease typically limited to Africa.

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