October 1, 2022

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MONKEYPOX IN BOULDER COUNTY: First cases of monkeypox reported in Boulder County

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BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — The first four cases of monkeypox have been reported in Boulder County, the county public health department said.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has reported a total of 91 cases for the state as of Aug. 8.

“It’s important that everyone be aware of this disease, so that those at risk can seek medical care and get tested promptly if they believe they have been exposed or have symptoms,” Dr. Lexi Nolen, acting executive director at Boulder County Public Health said.

Monkeypox can spread by close contact with someone infected. It can spread via physical contact with sores, bumps or lesions and includes sexual contact. It can also be spread through…

Colleen Flynn

2022-08-09 15:11:34

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