Medical news outlets reinforce monkeypox narrative: only answer pharmaceuticals and vaccines

Medical news outlets reinforce monkeypox narrative: only answer pharmaceuticals and vaccines
Medical news outlets rush to reinforce official monkeypox narrative to make sure it appears prevalent, new, scary, and only to be treated with pharmaceuticals and warded off by vaccines. It’s only natural to follow the COVID vaccine skepticism with the “legacy vaccine”, the smallpox vaccine. US and other countries are stockpiling smallpox vaccines. Kristina Fiore for MedPage Today wrote:   Researchers are keeping a close eye on what appears to be a rapidly developing global outbreak of monkeypox virus.… Read the rest

CDC Details Monkeypox Vaccine Recommendations, Includes Boosters

CDC Details Monkeypox Vaccine Recommendations, Includes Boosters
Routine recommendations for a new orthopoxvirus vaccine gain new relevance by Molly Walker | MedPage Today | May 27, 2022 Laboratory personnel and those responding to outbreaks of orthopoxviruses, including smallpox and monkeypox, should be vaccinated with Jynneos, finalized recommendations from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) said on Friday. For healthcare personnel who either administer ACAM2000 or care for patients infected with orthopoxviruses, Jynneos is recommended based on shared clinical decision-making, reported Agam Rao, MD, of the CDC, and colleagues, writing in an early edition of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.… Read the rest

Vaccination For Monkeypox Begins In Canada

Vaccination For Monkeypox Begins In Canada
By Thomas Lambert Quebec becomes the first province in Canada to begin vaccinating people for monkeypox, even though there are only 25 cases. According to Quebec health director Luc Boileau, there are currently 25 cases and 20 to 30 more cases under investigation, adding he believes the spread of monkeypox represents a “serious situation” — but not as serious as COVID.… Read the rest