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Monkeypox arrives in Wyoming

 

August 25, 2022



Monkeypox has officially arrived in Wyoming, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. However, the virus is not considered to be a high risk for most people.

“Because monkeypox spreads through close, intimate contact we do not believe the risk for the virus is now a higher concern for the local community or for most people in Wyoming,” said Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer.

“Monkeypox does not spread easily like familiar viruses such as influenza or COVID-19.”

The case was identified in an adult man who resides in Laramie County. Public health representatives are now...



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