The infectious diseases official said it's important to fight the monkeypox stigma and that its means of transmission still need to be fully understood.
CDC data shows the state with the most cases is New York with 990, followed by California with 356 and Illinois with 344.
The Jynneos vaccine has already been approved for use in the U.S., but remains in limited supply.
While monkeypox has the potential to be transmitted among children, experts told Newsweek that it is highly unlikely to spread in educational settings.
While anyone can get monkeypox, it's thought that cases in the current outbreak have been concentrated in communities of men who have sex with men.
The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a "public health emergency of international concern" on Saturday.
The World Health Organization told Newsweek there have been no recorded cases in other parts of the LGBTQI+ community
A new study found that some patients had one single ucler on the genital area, potentially causing misdiagnosis.
Men who have sex with men should be prioritized in the monkeypox vaccine rollout, according to experts.
The U.S. government expects to have nearly 7 million monkeypox vaccines by mid-2023—for now, only a fraction of that has been distributed.
Ever since the monkeypox outbreak began a few months ago, there has been confusion as to how it spreads. Newsweek has the answers.
An emergency committee will meet on Thursday to discuss how to deal with monkeypox, which continues to spread in countries worldwide.
Marburg was previously reported in Guinea in 2021, and the last major outbreak of the virus was in Angola in 2005.
An epidemiologist who studies monkeypox said "we cannot make the mistake again" of thinking a virus in a different part of the world won't affect us at home.
Many took to Twitter to express their frustration at not being able to book the highly sought-after monkeypox vaccine.
The viral disease is usually endemic to West and Central Africa but there has been an unprecedented spread around the world this year, concerning scientists.
Frustrated New Yorkers slammed health authorities after many were unable to make appointments to get vaccinated.
"Given the size of the Daddyland Festival, others who attended the events could have been exposed to monkeypox and, possibly, infected."
New York, California and Illinois are all set to receive vaccines from the CDC.
Dr. Hugh Adler from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine told Newsweek that the findings are not unexpected
The viral disease continues to spread in an unprecedented outbreak and experts explain why we can't predict what that will look like in a couple of months.
Seegene said the Novaplex MPXV Assay test provides results in just 90 minutes.
The health department announced on Thursday that it will not allow anymore walk-ins for the day and that appointments were booked through Monday.
Researchers think the 2018—2019 monkeypox virus kept circulating somewhere, evolved, and then re-introduced in non-endemic countries.
Researchers detected an average of 50 mutations in samples from this year compared to an older type, when usually only between five and 10 would be expected.
Monkeypox, usually seen in Central and West Africa, is currently spreading across non-endemic countries, including Europe and North America.
Bavarian Nordic received 500,000 orders from the U.S. alone recently as monkeypox cases continue to climb.
The WHO on Thursday will determine whether monkeypox is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.