NYS Health Dept. Confirms First Known Juvenile Case Of Monkeypox

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FILE - This 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. (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner/CDC via AP, File)

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The New York State Health Department has confirmed the first known case of monkeypox in a juvenile.

The new weekly summary shows one case in a child or teen.

Patient confidentiality does not allow the state to specify the age or where in the state the case was reported.

There are nearly 2,800 confirmed monkeypox cases in New York, and the vast majority of cases are in New York City.

(AP)


3 COMMENTS

  1. Welcome to America
    21st century
    First of all juvenile can be 15
    Many goyim are ahem- active at that age. And nobody specifically called it an STD but did say it was spreading predominantly among gay men.