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U.S. monkeypox outbreak slowing, CDC official says

Monkeypox continues to spread in the United States, but the rate of new cases has slowed in recent weeks, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told lawmakers Wednesday. While the virus is still spreading at a rapid rate in parts of the United States, the growth of new cases

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Los Angeles County officials report one confirmed death from monkeypox

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The Los Angeles Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed the first death from monkeypox virus with a resident of the county. The resident was severely immunocompromised and had been hospitalized. “Public Health extends its sincere condolences and wishes for

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Monkeypox: Over 40 locally acquired cases as numbers rise

About two-thirds of Victoria’s monkeypox cases have been acquired locally, as health officials and doctors race to determine the source of the spread. As of September 8, 129 confirmed or probable cases of the virus have been detected in Australia after it first arrived on the country’s shores in May. Victoria has recorded the most

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