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Texas Monkeypox Death In Harris County Is First In U.S.


Stephen Neukam, The Texas Tribune Aug. 30, 2022 An adult Harris County resident who was diagnosed with monkeypox has died, marking the first publicly reported death associated with the virus in the U.S., health officials said Tuesday. The person was “severely immunocompromised,” Texas Health and Human Services officials said. State …

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Experts Debunk Monkeypox Myths As Misinformation Spreads

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Orion Rummler The story originally appeared in The 19th. Can monkeypox spread on the subway? Can it kill like COVID-19? Is it transmitted through sex? Misconceptions, myths and a lack of public knowledge on the monkeypox virus are widespread. Despite 57 percent of adults recently polled by Morning Consult feeling …

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WHO Declares Monkeypox a Global Public Health Emergency

Director of The Who Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

The World Health Organization on Saturday formally classified monkeypox as a “public health emergency of international concern,” warning that the viral disease is spreading rapidly across the globe. The WHO’s decision came after a panel of advisers failed to reach a consensus position on whether monkeypox constitutes a global health …

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