The Los Angeles Department of Public Health, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, yesterday confirmed the first death due to monkeypox in a Los Angeles County resident who was severely immunocompromised and had been hospitalized.
 
In other news, the CDC today reported two U.S. cases of encephalomyelitis, inflammation of the brain and spinal cord, associated with acute monkeypox infection. CDC said suspected neurologic complications of monkeypox should be reported to state, tribal, local or territorial health departments to improve understanding of the virus’ clinical manifestations.

Related News Articles

Headline
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday recommended clinicians test all sexually active patients with monkeypox symptoms for HIV and other…
Headline
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday recommended clinicians adhere to all recommendations to prevent monkeypox transmission in health care…
Headline
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) yesterday alerted the sector to a monkeypox-themed phishing…
Headline
Only seven of 313 Colorado health care personnel exposed to monkeypox patients this May through July developed symptoms and none developed monkeypox during the…
Headline
Clinical data from patients treated under an investigational protocol for TPOXX (tecovirimat) support continuing to make the smallpox antiviral drug available…
Headline
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday issued the first emergency use authorization for a monkeypox diagnostic test, which is limited to laboratories…