Portland, Oregon 2022-07-07 11:45:32 –
Portland, OregonKOIN) — With three presumed monkeypox cases reported in Oregon, the Oregon Department of Health provides up-to-date information on how authorities are preparing on Thursday.
The event is scheduled to start at 11:00 am on Thursday. Dr. Tim Menza, Medical Director of the HIV, STD and Tuberculosis Divisions of the OHA Public Health Division will speak.
During the press conference, Dr. Menza and other health authorities will talk about the cases reported in Oregon and their vaccine supply.
On Friday, Lane County reported two possible cases of monkeypoxThis is the second and third presumed case reported in Oregon. A spokesperson for the county’s health department said no epidemiological association was established between the first and second cases reported in the county.
Health authorities First case of monkeypox in Oregon Almost two weeks before June 16th.
Monkeypox virus is rare but can be serious and usually includes flu-like symptoms, swollen lymph nodes, and a rash, officials say. Most infections last 2-4 weeks.
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