Thank you for joining us-I’m BRANDONE VANS. I would like to get some latest news. The Arkansas Department of Health today announced that the first case of monkeypox has been identified in the state. Doctors say it’s not as contagious as other viruses like COVID-19, while new cases are concerned. The State Department does not state that the case is in the state.Symptoms of monkeypox include fever and headache

The Arkansas Department of Health has identified the first case of monkeypox in the state

Monkeypox was first identified in Arkansas and was announced by the state’s Ministry of Health on Tuesday. “Although this news is concerned, monkeypox is not as contagious as other viruses like COVID-19,” ADH did not say where monkeypox was identified in the state. Anyone who may have been exposed to monkeypox should contact their health care provider to be tested. Symptoms of monkeypox Monkeypox includes fever, headache, and a painful rash. According to ADH, these occur 7 to 14 days after exposure. The virus can be transmitted by direct skin contact with contaminants such as rashes, scabs, body fluids, or clothing. Monkeypox is not an airborne disease, but it can be transmitted for a long time. , According to ADH, face-to-face contact. Vaccines are available for monkeypox. Antiviral drugs and immunoglobulins help treat it. Monkeypox was first identified in the United States in May. It was discovered last month in Oklahoma and Missouri.

Monkeypox was first identified in Arkansas, the state’s Ministry of Health announced Tuesday.

“While this news is a concern, monkeypox is not as contagious as other viruses like COVID-19,” Arkansas Health Department Director Jennifer Dilaha wrote in a news release.

ADH does not say where monkeypox was identified in the state.

Anyone who thinks they may have been exposed to monkeypox will need to contact their health care provider to be tested, Dilaha said.

Symptoms of monkeypox

Symptoms of monkeypox include fever, headache, and a painful rash. According to ADH, these occur 7 to 14 days after exposure.

The virus can be transmitted through direct skin contact with contaminated items such as rashes, scabs, body fluids, or clothing.

Monkeypox is not an airborne disease, but according to ADH, it can be transmitted during prolonged face-to-face contact.

There is a vaccine for monkeypox. Antiviral drugs and immunoglobulins help treat it.

Monkeypox was first identified in the United States in May. It was discovered last month in Oklahoma and Missouri.

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