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Hawaii health officials report 2 more ‘probable’ monkeypox cases; all 5 Oahu patients connected

  • CDC VIA AP
                                This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a monkeypox virion, obtained from a sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. The U.S. government is building up its supply of monkeypox vaccine to contend with escalating cases identified in a surprising international outbreak, health officials said Friday.

    CDC VIA AP

    This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a monkeypox virion, obtained from a sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. The U.S. government is building up its supply of monkeypox vaccine to contend with escalating cases identified in a surprising international outbreak, health officials said Friday.

Officials said they are continuing contact tracing, and efforts to coordinate vaccinations and treatments to control infection. Read more

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