Riverside County public health officials report first possible case of monkeypox

6/23/2022 1:17:00 AM

Riverside County may have their first probable case of monkeypox after one person tested positive for an orthopoxvirus, public health officials announced Wednesday.

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BREAKING : Riverside County may have their first probable case of monkeypox after one person tested positive for an orthopoxvirus, public health officials announced Wednesday.

Riverside County may have their first probable case of monkeypox after one person tested positive for an orthopoxvirus, public health officials announced Wednesday.

A man under the age of 60 showed preliminary positive test results for what officials are calling an orthopoxvirus. The man was seen in an outpatient facility, and did not require hospitalization, public health officials said.His identity was not revealed.

Additional testing will be conducted by the CDC to confirm whether it's indeed monkeypox, said the Riverside County Department of Public Health."We are investigating the circumstances surrounding the case to determine the best course of action moving forward," said Dr. Geoffrey Leung, public health officer for Riverside County."Given that there have been other probable cases in the region it is not surprising that we would have one in Riverside County."

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A man under the age of 60 showed preliminary positive test results for what officials are calling an orthopoxvirus. The man was seen in an outpatient facility, and did not require hospitalization, public health officials said. No further information was released because the three investigations are ongoing. His identity was not revealed.” Since the rainy season began on Oct. Additional testing will be conducted by the CDC to confirm whether it's indeed monkeypox, said the Riverside County Department of Public Health. Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate that's highly addictive, 50 times more powerful than heroin, and 100 times more so than morphine. "We are investigating the circumstances surrounding the case to determine the best course of action moving forward," said Dr. Sunday in the 29000 block of U.

Geoffrey Leung, public health officer for Riverside County. First published on June 20, 2022 / 3:14 PM © 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc.47 inches below average."Given that there have been other probable cases in the region it is not surprising that we would have one in Riverside County." Monkeypox is transmitted through skin-to-skin contact and does not spread easily between people without close contact, according to public health officials. Thanks for reading CBS NEWS. Symptoms include a rash that may look like pimples or blisters, and may be accompanied by fever, swollen lymph nodes, or fatigue. Moede said that the moist, unstable air that will arrive from the Gulf of California and Gulf of Mexico will be about 10,000 feet high, which means that the county’s mountains are most likely to get passing showers. Currently, there are no treatments specifically for monkeypox, but vaccination used to prevent smallpox can be used in some limited situations, health experts say. Please enter email address to continue Please enter valid email address to continue. Related Articles.

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