Why NY colleges should start preparing for monkeypox now
College students, who often live and socialize in close quarters, may be at higher risk, public health experts say.
Aug 5, 5:01 AM
NY doctors, legislators call on Biden to make monkeypox drug TPOXX easier to access
They’re urging emergency use authorization of the stockpiled drug, which is thought to reduce the symptoms of the extremely painful disease.
Aug 3, 3:25 PM
How to reach LGBTQ communities with monkeypox care — and without stigma
Garden State Equality Executive Director Christian Fuscarino discusses striking the balance
Updated: Aug 5, 2:41 PM
NYC officials declare monkeypox a public health emergency, citing region as nation's 'epicenter'
The city has seen a more than threefold increase in monkeypox cases over the last two weeks, with nearly 1,300 positive cases reported as of Friday.
Jul 31, 4:21 PM
Monkeypox is a 'state disaster emergency,' NY governor says
The order will allow more healthcare workers to administer the vaccine.
Jul 30, 11:25 AM
As monkeypox cases rise, half of NYC’s sexual health clinics have suspended services
The sites are open but not offering sexual health services, due to staffing shortages.
Jul 29, 2:04 PM
NJ opens up 2 more monkeypox vaccine sites, reminds feds it's next to NYC
Gov. Phil Murphy says New York's high concentration is likely to lead to more monkeypox cases in the Garden State.
Jul 29, 1:13 PM
New York declares monkeypox an 'imminent threat,' announces a boost in vaccine supply
The declaration eases the path for local governments to be reimbursed for costs fighting the spread of the disease.
Jul 28, 10:15 PM
NYC Health Dept reassigns senior epidemiologist who publicly disagreed with city’s monkeypox messaging
“You are aware under the whistleblower statute that you cannot do any retribution to me for my coming forward with information that I thought was necessary for the public to know?” he said in an internal audio recording.
Jul 28, 2:48 PM
More appointments for monkeypox vaccine open Friday evening: DOH
The Health Department says it received another 26,000 doses of the JYNNEOS vaccine this week and new appointments for July 24th through August 13th will be made available starting on Friday at 6 p.m.
Jul 21, 6:43 PM
NJ expands monkeypox vaccine availability to at-risk populations
They include certain members of the LGBTQ community, those at events with known exposures and people with existing conditions that could be complicated by monkeypox.
Jul 20, 12:35 PM
Monkeypox mass vax sites open with 4K jabs as city waits for more
Residents who secured appointments waited in long lines Sunday at the Bushwick Educational Campus.
Jul 17, 6:41 PM
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