Houston Health Department, Harris County Public Health discuss latest updates on monkeypox efforts, spread prevention
Leaders from the Harris County Public Health and Houston Health Department held a Q&A virtual news conference to discuss updates relating to monkeypox and departments’ efforts on mitigating the spread of the virus.
‘We have a lot of patients who have been exposed’: State health department to update monkeypox case count
The Texas Department of State Health Services will update the number of monkeypox cases in the state. Last week’s count had 556 confirmed cases statewide with 206 in the Public Health Region 6/5, which includes Harris County.
Watch live: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee calls for production of monkeypox vaccine in US
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee held a news conference Monday to call for domestic production of monkeypox vaccine in the United States after the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global health emergency.