Mpox — formerly known as monkeypox — is no longer a public health emergency.
It was a big year for viruses, which simply refused to be ignored. And unlike the previous two years, COVID had to share the spotlight.
Monkeypox cases are slowing, but Georgia still ranks third in per capita cases nationwide with most of those happening in Atlanta.
Tributes to the late House Speaker David Ralston have been pouring in since news of his death Wednesday.
Monkeypox cases are slowing, but Georgia still ranks third in per capita cases nationwide, with most of those happening in Atlanta.
Officials at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport expect 2.9 million passengers will travel to, from or through the airport during the 10 day Thanksgiving travel period that begins Saturday.
Georgia counties are conducting the risk-limiting audit of the secretary of state's race and should be done by the end of the day.
If you had to leave your home, you'd bring essential items for survival. But if you could take one sentimental object, what would it be? We asked refugees from Ukraine, Afghanistan, Honduras and more.
Early fears of an escalating outbreak have not come to pass. Scientists are finding that the virus needs a very particular set of circumstances to spread effectively.
Researchers say diseases that spread between humans and animals will become increasingly commonplace as human expansion into previously uninhabited areas intensifies.
We crunch the current numbers for high-risk and low-risk groups. We also look at how the risk of monkeypox compares with chances of catching COVID, of being in a fatal car crash and of a shark attack.
Dr. Demetre Daskalakis is steering the U.S. monkeypox response. A month into the job, he sees signs of success, but there's still more to be done.
The Biden administration is supplying Georgia with up to 5,500 additional doses of monkeypox vaccine during Black Pride events in Atlanta this weekend.
Rates of new cases are declining in major cities, suggesting public health campaigns are working.
A student at an Atlanta-area elementary school has tested positive for monkeypox. Newton County Schools officials were alerted Tuesday, Aug. 24, that a student at Mansfield Elementary School tested positive for the virus, according to a news release posted on the district’s website.
Missteps and delays have hampered the U.S. effort to vaccinate people against monkeypox. Now state health officials and community members are trying to adapt to a controversial "dose sparing" plan.
Despite the possibility of stigmatizing queer sex, experts say it's important to keep sex at the center of the conversation around monkeypox.
Animal carriers of the virus include various rodents, dogs, primates, hedgehogs and shrews, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.