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Texas Confirms First Death of a Person with Monkeypox

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VERIFY has been fact-checking claims about the monkeypox virus since the first case was detected in the U.S. in May. As of Aug. 30, cases of monkeypox have been detected in at least 99 countries, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show. The World Health Organization declared the current monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.
Published 7 months ago · Harris County, United States

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So far, there have not been any other reports of monkeypox patient deaths in the US during the recent outbreak, and few who have died worldwide

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Texas reports the first death case of a monkey pox patient in the United States

[CHICAGO 30th Reuters] - The US Texas health authorities reported the death of a severely immunodeficient person diagnosed with monkey pox on the 30th. This is the first death case in the United States. Monkey pox is painful but rarely leads to death. Investigations are currently being conducted to determine what role this infectious disease played in death in this case. Scott Pauley, a spokesperson for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)…

7 months ago·United Kingdom
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Texas confirms first Monkeypox death

Texas Department of State Health Services says the unidentified man had been ‘severely immunocompromised’

7 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Texas officials investigating whether monkeypox played role in death of immunocompromised adult

An immunocompromised person with a presumptive case of monkeypox died in Texas. If confirmed, it may be the first death from the virus in the U.S.

7 months ago·United States
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Texas confirms death of monkeypox patient, but cause of death still under investigation

The patient was severely immunocompromised, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, and died at a Harris County hospital.

7 months ago·United States
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First death of American with monkeypox reported in Texas; cause unknown

Health officials said the Harris County resident who died Sunday was a severely immunocompromised adult who had various serious illnesses.

7 months ago·Washington, United States
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