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Los Angeles County reports 14 total probable cases of monkeypox as infections slowly rise across US

Los Angeles County reports 14 total probable cases of monkeypox as infections slowly rise across US

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – As the number of monkeypox infections continues to rise in the U.S., Los Angeles County public health officials Thursday reported 14 total probable cases in the region. Los Angeles County confirmed its first suspected case of monkeypox on June 2 after an adult county resident traveled and had a known close …

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Riverside County public health officials announce first possible case of monkeypox after man tests positive for an orthopoxvirus

Riverside County public health officials announce first possible case of monkeypox after man tests positive for an orthopoxvirus

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) – Riverside County may have its first probable case of monkeypox after a person tested positive for an orthopoxvirus, public health officials announced Wednesday. A man under the age of 60, from eastern Riverside County, showed preliminary positive results for what authorities call an orthopoxvirus. The man was seen at an outpatient …

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