Mississippi reports first case of monkeypox

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rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-07-26 05:30:07

The reported Monday afternoon the state has its first confirmed case of monkeypox, a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus.

Health department officials did not give an area of the state where the case was reported, but said others may have come in contact with the infected person. 

“While anyone can get monkeypox, many of the cases identified in the…

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