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CDC monkeypox test inconclusive in possible NYC case

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CDC tests did not conclusively identify the monkeypox virus in the patient. Earlier tests detected the patient had orthopoxvirus, which is the family of viruses that monkeypox belongs to. Monkeypox is rare but can spread through close prolonged contact with an infected person or animal.
1 month ago·New York, United States

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CDC monkeypox test inconclusive in possible NYC case

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Did a New Yorker test positive for monkeypox? It's complicated.The New York City Department of Health identified a "presumptive" case in the city, which needed to be confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those CDC tests "did not conclusively identify the monkeypox virus" in the patient, a press release from the New York City Department of Health said.Earlier tests detected the patient had orthopoxvirus, …

1 month ago·New York, United States
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NYC Patient Treated as Probable Monkeypox Case, With CDC Tests Inconclusive

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1 month ago·New York, United States
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