First monkeypox death reported in Virginia: health officials
Health officials in Virginia have confirmed the first death in the state of a person diagnosed with monkeypox, also known as "mpox."
Maryland Department of Health reports monkeypox-related death
Maryland is reporting a monkeypox-related death in the state.
DC to merge monkeypox clinics with some COVID centers
The D.C. Department of Health will merge the city’s three monkeypox clinics with three COVID centers beginning Saturday, October 15.
Monkeypox outbreak may have peaked in US, but still widespread: officials
The virus has mainly spread among gay and bisexual men, though health officials continue to stress that anyone can be infected.
As Monkeypox cases decline, D.C.'s clinics transition to walk-up; eligibility expanded in Maryland
As Monkeypox cases fall, both D.C. and Maryland are expanding eligibility and access to vaccines. Starting Friday, D.C.'s Monkeypox vaccination clinics will transition to walk-up only.
Prince George's County residents can now pre-register for monkeypox vaccine
The Prince George’s County Health Department is now accepting pre-registrations from county residents to be vaccinated against monkeypox.
Maryland launches monkeypox dashboard to track critical data
The Maryland Department of Health announced on Friday that it has launched a monkeypox dashboard, which contains data on monkeypox case counts and the vaccination rate.
Virginia expands monkeypox vaccine eligibility as cases near 300
The Virginia Department of Health announced Thursday it plans to expand monkeypox vaccine eligibility requirements.
Montgomery County leaders push Maryland Gov. Hogan to provide more monkeypox vaccinations
Montgomery County leaders held their first monkeypox town hall Monday night to push Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to provide them with more vaccinations.
DC Health implements new intradermal monkeypox vaccination strategy; What that means for residents
Health officials in D.C. announced that a new monkeypox vaccination strategy will be implemented to help increase the number of doses available to eligible residents.
50,000 monkeypox vaccines set aside for gay pride events, health officials say
At least a dozen U.S. pride events are scheduled over the next two months.
DC monkeypox online data tracker identifies cases in the District
The D.C. Department of Health is now publishing monkeypox data online to track current cases in the District.
University of Maryland reports first presumptive case of monkeypox
The University of Maryland reported its first presumptive case of monkeypox on Wednesday, according to university health officials.
Owners spread monkeypox to their dog, doctors report
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus.
Monkeypox: What to know as back-to-school season looms in DC, Maryland and Virginia
School is almost back in session in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, and after years of worrying about COVID-19, many students and parents are now wondering whether they should be concerned about monkeypox as well.
WHO to rename monkeypox to avoid discrimination and stigmatization
WHO plans on having an open forum to rename monkeypox.
WHO to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns
Monkeypox was first named in 1958 when research monkeys in Denmark were observed to have a “pox-like” disease.
DC Health expands monkeypox vaccine eligibility requirements
Health officials in D.C. announced Friday that the District's eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine is being expanded to include more people who visit the city.
Monkeypox Outbreak: Should DC area schools be concerned?
While the coronavirus pandemic seems to be winding down, children going back to school could face a new risk this year, the monkeypox virus.
DC Health provides weekly monkeypox vaccination clinics for eligible residents
D.C. Health officials will be hosting walk-up monkeypox vaccination clinics at three separate locations throughout the District on Fridays.