According to the CDC Wednesday, 84 total confirmed monkeypox/orthopoxvirus cases have been reported from 18 states and the District of Columbia. The State of Florida has accounted for nine confirmed or probable cases–four acquired in Florida, four acquired outside the country and one case is unknown. Of the nine cases,
The Municipal Health Department of Rio de Janeiro (SMS-Rio) confirmed today the first case of monkeypox in the city. The victim is a 38-year-old Brazilian who lives in London, England. He arrived in Brazil on Saturday (June 11) and, the following day, sought medical attention at the National Institute of Infectious
Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are tracking multiple cases of monkeypox that have been reported in several countries that don’t normally report monkeypox, including the United States. The multi-country outbreak of monkeypox is ongoing since early May. As of 26 May 2022, the World Health Organization
In a follow-up on a report this weekend, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) is investigating a second presumptive positive case of monkeypox. The person is isolated, and the risk of exposure remains low. DOH-Broward is working with the Bureau of Epidemiology to notify close contacts and
Officials with the Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) are reporting a presumptive monkeypox case in Broward County, the first such case in Florida. The specimen taken from the person will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation. DOH-Broward and the Centers for
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported four confirmed cases of monkeypox in July, a 33 percent decrease compared to June. A total of 17 suspected cases were reported and no fatalities. In 2021, a total of 69 suspected cases have been reported between January and July 31, 2021.