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Column: Ho‘āhewa hewa ‘ia ke keko nāna ka ma‘i

  • CDC VIA AP
                                A 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Monkeypox, a disease that rarely appears outside Africa, has been identified by European and American health authorities in recent days.

    CDC VIA AP

    A 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Monkeypox, a disease that rarely appears outside Africa, has been identified by European and American health authorities in recent days.

Synopsis: By calling this new disease of concern the “monkeypox,” we are misdirecting the fear and anger people might still be feeling as we continue to deal with COVID-19. Read more

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