Monkeypox risk in Hamilton ‘very low’ as cases surpass 1K in Canada – Hamilton

Hamilton Public Health (HPH) officials say the recent rise in monkey pox cases worldwide still poses little risk to local residents, with just ten cases in total reported since last week. During a health council update, the city manager of infectious diseases described exposure to the condition as “very low,” but said pre- and post-exposure … Read more

Quebec now has 211 confirmed cases of monkeypox as vaccination rates rise

Quebec has reported a total of 211 confirmed cases of monkeypox, according to the latest update provided by health officials on Thursday. That is an increase of nine compared to the previous number of 202 infections that the province announced earlier this week. The health ministry said 8101 doses of the smallpox vaccine Imvamune have … Read more