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Monkeypox: What we know…. What we need to know; LSU Health New Orleans hosts class

LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine will host a special Grand Rounds with the latest and detailed information about monkeypox, declared a Global Public Health Emergency. Monkeypox: What we know…. What we need to know is scheduled for Friday, August 5, 2022, from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. on LSU Health New Orleans’ downtown campus in the first-floor Lecture Room A of the Medical Education Building, 1901 Perdido Street.

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LSU health New Orleans school of medicine is hosting an event today to update healthcare professionals on monkey pox now declared a health emergency in the US infectious disease professor Dr. Michael Hagensee says they'll look at the recent spread of the virus.

Monkeypox Originated in Animals. Could It Spill Back Into Them?

“Kids in Germany and France wanted pet rodents, just like the kids in the US in 2003, and that began a trade of potentially infected animals into Germany and France,” says James Diaz, a physician and professor at Louisiana State University’s School of Public Health who has written scientific assessments of rodents as transporters of disease.

First case of monkeypox confirmed in Louisiana, health officials say

The isolated location of the pustular lesions may have caused confusion as to whether monkeypox was another disease, said Dr. Julio Figueroa, chief of infectious disease at LSU Health New Orleans.

Monkeypox vaccines exist, but they're limited

LSU infectious disease professor Dr. Julio Figueroa says there are two vaccines, but one requires special handling, and the other is in short supply.

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August 5, 2022 LSU Health Monkeypox Grand Rounds WWL-TV 7:00 AM
August 5, 2022 LSU Health Monkeypox Grand Rounds WDSU-TV 6:00 AM
August 5, 2022 LSU Health Monkeypox Grand Rounds WWL-TV 6:00 AM
August 5, 2022 LSU Health Monkeypox Grand Rounds WDSU-TV 5:00 AM
August 4, 2022 Dr. Fred Lopez Monkeypox in Children WWL-TV, 6:00 AM
August 3, 2022 Dr. Fred Lopez Monkeypox in Children WWL-TV, 12:00 PM
August 3, 2022 Dr. Fred Lopez Monkeypox in Children WWL-TV, 8:00 AM
August 3, 2022 Dr. Julio Figueroa Monkeypox Update WVUE-TV, Fox 8 7:00 AM
August 3, 2022 Dr. Fred Lopez Monkeypox in Children WWL-TV, 6:00 AM
August 2, 2022 Dr. Julio Figueroa Monkeypox Update WVUE-TV, Fox 8 9:00 PM
July 29, 2022 Dr. Julio Figueroa Monkeypox Update WDSU-TV 6:00 PM
July 18, 2022 Dr. Fred Lopez Monkeypox WVUE-TV, Fox 8 12:00 PM
July 8, 2022 Dr. Julio Figueroa Monkeypox WWL-TV 12:00 PM
July 8, 2022 Dr. Julio Figueroa Monkeypox WWL-TV 8:00 AM
July 8, 2022 Dr. Julio Figueroa Monkeypox WWL-TV 7:00 AM
July 8, 2022 Dr. Julio Figueroa Monkeypox WWL-TV 5:00 AM
July 7, 2022 Dr. Julio Figueroa Monkeypox WWL-TV 10:00 PM
May 24, 2022 Dr. Fred Lopez Monkeypox WWL-TV 8:00 AM