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Monkeypox spread at two large parties in L.A. County, officials say

Monkeypox spread at two large parties in L.A. County, officials say

Los Angeles County officials have reported limited local transmission of monkeypox, with some recent cases involving people who attended large events here and infected people who haven’t traveled out of state. “There’s been some what we call ‘community transmission.’ That is, it’s not from travelers or people who went elsewhere and contracted monkeypox somewhere else. …

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Michigan’s first probable case of monkeypox is in Oakland County

An Oakland County resident is the first in Michigan to have a probable case of the monkeypox virus, state health officials said Wednesday. The virus, which is in the orthopoxvirus family and is closely related to smallpox, is part of a global outbreak of more than 5,115 cases that now have spread to at least 27 states, the District …

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Douglas County identifies first case of monkeypox

Douglas County identifies first case of monkeypox

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CDC reports "high" COVID-19 community level in Missoula County

CDC reports “high” COVID-19 community level in Missoula County

MISSOULA – Missoula County moved into the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s high COVID-19 risk level. The CDC recommends the following when the community level is high: The Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) reports that while local cases have remained high for several weeks, hospitalizations in the past several days have matched …

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Fourth suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County; 30 close contacts get vaccine

Fourth suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County; 30 close contacts get vaccine

A fourth suspected monkeypox case has been identified in Sacramento County and nearly three dozen close contacts for all the cases have received a vaccine, public health officials said on Monday. All of the cases have been linked to the initial case stemming from someone who had recently traveled to Europe. That case was first …

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