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Colleges prepare for potential spread of monkeypox on campuses as outbreak grows

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The first known case in Louisiana was confirmed by the state's health department on July 7. There is a vaccine for monkeypox, but there was reportedly a limited supply in the state earlier this month. On Wednesday, the FDA authorized an alternative dosing regimen which increased the total number of doses available.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Colleges prepare for potential spread of monkeypox on campuses as outbreak grows

A handful of universities, including Bucknell University, Georgetown, and West Chester University, have already reported cases in their communities,.

1 month ago·United States
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Monkeypox: Here’s How Colleges Are Preparing For Possible Outbreaks As Students Return

Schools told Forbes they were training staff to recognize and test for monkeypox on campus, developing online resources, emailing students and staff to raise awareness about the disease and promoting safer sex among students.

2 months ago·United States
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To prepare for possible monkeypox spread, colleges focus on educating students

(CNN) -- With nearly 9,000 confirmed monkeypox cases nationwide, there is growing concern that US college and university campuses could become monkeypox "hotspots" this fall. Educators are working to reduce the public health risk while some students worry about how their campus experiences might be affected by the

1 month ago
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What LSU is doing to prepare for possible monkeypox outbreaks

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) -- College students are preparing to return to campus right as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported over 10,000 monkeypox cases in the nation Wednesday. White House declares monkeypox a public health emergency In Louisiana, the CDC reports 97 monkeypox cases. The first known case in Louisiana was confirmed by the state's health department on July 7. Health officials describe monkeypox …

2 months ago
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Colleges, universities prepare for monkeypox virus as school begins

Colleges across Connecticut are getting ready to welcome students again, and many are updating their health and safety protocols.

1 month ago
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