July 15, 2024



Rare, contagious monkeypox virus appears in Maryland after patient returned from overseas travel

Yahoo News – USA Today

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A case of monkeypox was confirmed in Maryland Tuesday night after a traveler returned to the United States from Nigeria.

Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious viral illness that typically begins with flu-like symptoms and swelling of the lymph nodes and progresses to a widespread rash on the face and body.

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