President Joe Biden is set to name top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as the White House coordinators to combat the growing monkeypox outbreak.
Since the beginning of the global outbreak of monkeypox, public health officials have struggled to share good information with at-risk people that doesn’t also create a stigma against certain populations.
Fraudulent phone calls cost consumers nearly $700 million last year, according to the newest data from the FTC. The latest attack is scammers posing as your doctors office and probing for critical information. Consumer Investigator Caresse Jackman gets advice to help you avoid what experts call “ID spoofing”.
The spread of monkeypox in the U.S. could represent the dawn of a new sexually transmitted disease, though some health officials say the virus that causes pimple-like bumps might yet be contained before it gets firmly established.