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    Philadelphia health officials announce 1st probable case of monkeypox in Pennsylvania
    Monkeypox is spread through close, personal contact. Symptoms usually include fever, fatigue, headache, and enlarged lymph nodes.
    By 6abc Digital Staff
    Thursday, June 2, 2022 2:32PM

    PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has identified a city resident with a probable case of monkeypox. Testing to confirm the case is pending, and the resident has not been identified, officials said.

    "The threat to Philadelphians from monkeypox is extremely low," said Health Department Acute Communicable Disease Program Manager Dana Perella. "Monkeypox is much less contagious than COVID-19 and is containable particularly when prompt care is sought for symptoms."...

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    Health officials confirm 2nd case of monkeypox in Philadelphia; say it is not related to 1st case - 6abc Philadelphia


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      First Case Of Monkey Pox Reported In Pittsburgh
      Jillian Pikora
      06/29/2022 1:24 p.m.

      The first case of monkeypox has been reported in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, June 29, according to the Pennsylvania department of health.

      The person who tested positive has their primary care physician at Central Outreach Wellness Center in Pittsburgh’s North Shore, according to the release.

      The total number of cases in the state of Pennsylvania now stands at five as the first cases were reported in Philadelphia on June 2, according to the state's department of health...


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        Monkeypox recorded in Pittsburgh region
        WTAE Updated: 8:57 PM EDT Jun 30, 2022

        PITTSBURGH —

        UPDATE: A second case of monkeypox is being treated at Central Outreach Wellness Center in Pittsburgh's North Side, a doctor confirmed Thursday.

        No other information was provided.

        The Allegheny County Health Department said no county residents have tested positive for monkeypox...


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          Medical experts weigh in on Erie’s first monkeypox case
          by: Brian Wilk
          Posted: Jul 14, 2022 / 06:17 PM EDT
          Updated: Jul 14, 2022 / 06:17 PM EDT

          As monkeypox spreads all over the world, the first case was confirmed on July 13 in Erie.

          Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Howard Nadworny said this outbreak consists of a few ulcers in the lower abdomen or groin.

          “So, the fact that it’s here in Erie isn’t surprising to me because people travel all over the country and all over the world and can come in contact with people who have monkeypox,” said Dr. Howard Nadworny, Infectious Disease Specialist...


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            Philadelphia officials report 82 cases on monkeypox
            By Jack Tomczuk
            Posted on August 2, 2022

            Philadelphia this week publicly released data for the first time on the number of monkeypox cases in the city, as well as efforts to vaccinate those at high risk of contracting the virus.

            As of Monday, 82 residents were considered to be infected with monkeypox, according to the city’s Department of Public Health. Only a handful of those cases have been confirmed through federal viral testing.

            In Pennsylvania as a whole, there have been 161 confirmed cases, and 155 people have been infected in New Jersey, according to counts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...