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Officials are checking 200 people in 27 states for exposure to monkeypox after coming into contact with a Dallas man who contracted the disease during a trip to Nigeria.
The man, who has not been named, was returning from Lagos, and had stopped in Atlanta, Georgia, on July 8 and 9 on his way to Texas – nearly a week before being diagnosed with the rare disease.
The article goes on to state the following:
Monkeypox causes a blistering skin rash and feverish flu-like symptoms. It can be transmitted through respiratory droplets and body fluids.
The report explains that the man who contracted the disease was placed into isolation at a hospital after he was diagnosed. He is reportedly in stable condition.
No additional cases of the monkeypox disease have been reported, but all the people who came into contact with the patient are being monitored daily until the end of the month.
The report also explained symptoms of the disease:
Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious viral illness that typically begins with flu-like illness and swelling of the lymph nodes and progresses to a widespread rash on the face and body,’ according to the CDC.
Most infections last two to four weeks.
And you thought COVID was bad! 200 people across 27 states are being monitored for MONKEYPOX after coming into contact with Texan who caught it in Nigeriahttps://t.co/kODtXIrdZ8
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) July 21, 2021
More than 200 people in 27 states are being monitored for possible exposure to monkeypox after they had contact with an individual who contracted the disease in Nigeria before traveling to the United States this month. https://t.co/DULsTNHyvO
— STAT (@statnews) July 21, 2021
More than 200 people are being tracked in two dozen US states for rare monkeypox disease https://t.co/OxelYPPO7n
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) July 21, 2021
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