CDC Warns Potential Exposure to Person with Confirmed Human Monkeypox Infection

Published: 07/19/2021

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services and Dallas County Health and Human Services, is investigating a single case of monkeypox virus infection in a U.S. citizen who resides in the United States and recently returned from travel to Nigeria.

The patient traveled to Dallas from Lagos, Nigeria, via Atlanta on two separate flights during July 8-9, 2021. The patient presented to an emergency department in Dallas, Te

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