Rare case of monkeypox reported in Maryland

A Maryland resident who recently returned to the country on a flight from Nigeria has tested positive for monkey pox, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday. It is the second confirmed case of the rare disease in the US since an outbreak in 2003 infected 43 people. The infected person experiences … Read more

CDC confirms US case of monkey pox | The Hill – The Hill

CDC confirms US case of monkey pox | The hillThe hill CDC investigating case of monkey pox in Dallas in Nigerian travelerCNN Passenger with human monkeypox traveled through Atlanta airport, CDC warnsWSB Atlanta Dallas resident returns from Nigeria with monkey pox caseKSAT San Antonio Rare case of monkey pox found in Texas resident who had … Read more

Texas patient becomes first case of monkeypox in US since 2003

A resident of Dallas, Texas, who recently returned from Nigeria, has tested positive for monkeypox, a rare virus similar to smallpox, local officials said Friday. While this is the first confirmed case of the virus in the US since 2003, officials said the public should not worry. “Although rare, this case is not a cause … Read more