What happened with monkeypox?
There was a brief monkeypox scare back in July when a Dallas resident traveled back to Texas from Nigeria. The traveler had flown from Nigeria to Atlanta and then from Atlanta to Dallas.
- According to The Hill, the patient was hospitalized with monkeypox soon after. It’s unclear why the resident was hospitalized.
- “The individual was diagnosed with monkeypox on July 15 after seeking care at a Dallas emergency room,” per STAT News.
Did monkeypox spread?
The CDC had been monitoring more than 200 cases of monkeypox since the brief exposure scare, which stemmed from Texas.