23 May 2022

Florida officials report presumptive monkeypox case, third in U.S.

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Officials in Broward County, Florida, are investigating a presumptive case of monkeypox, the first in the state amid unusual clusters of the virus outside of Africa.County officials said the case is related to international travel. The patient has been isolated and officials are notifying possible contacts, according to Local10 News.The Florida patient joins confirmed cases in New York City and Massachusetts.Monkeypox is related to smallpox but results in a milder disease.Patients are popping [...]