September 30, 2022

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Denver Among Nineteen Colorado Counties With Monkeypox Cases

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During an August 18 press conference, leading Colorado health officials shared updated information about the latest infectious disease moving across Colorado: monkeypox, a malady similar to smallpox. The CDPHE’s new monkeypox data dashboard reveals that Denver is the epicenter of monkeypox’s spread in the state, but infections have also been discovered in eighteen other counties to date, with more expected to join the roster before the situation is brought under control.

The monkeypox case count in Colorado has jumped from just two in late May to 166 as of today, August 19.

At the briefing, state epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Herlihy, Division of Disease Control and Public Health director Scott Bookman and Denver Health chief medical officer Dr. Connie Price also discussed figures related…

Michael Roberts

2022-08-19 07:10:00

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