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MONKEYPOX CASE CONFIRMED IN WOODBURY COUNTY

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THE FIRST CASE OF MONKEYPOX HAS BEEN CONFIRMED IN WOODBURY COUNTY.
TYLER BROCK OF SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH SAYS IT’S AN ISOLATED CASE:

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BROCK SAYS THERE IS VERY LITTLE RISK TO MOST MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC:

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THE STATE OF IOWA HAS ABOUT SIX-HUNDRED DOSES OF MONKEYPOX VACCINE.

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THOSE WHO’VE BEEN EXPOSED TO THE VIRUS ARE BEING PRIORITIZED FOR VACCINATION.

AS OF SUNDAY, MORE THAN THREE-THOUSAND CASES HAD BEEN CONFIRMED IN THE U.S.,