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    Two additional cases of monkeypox reported in Davidson County
    New cases bring Nashville total to three
    By: Hannah McDonald
    Posted at 5:16 PM, Jul 10, 2022
    and last updated 6:48 PM, Jul 10, 2022

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Another two people are in isolation with monkeypox in Nashville.

    The new cases bring Davidson County's count to three, and so far, it is the only county in the state reporting any patients.

    According to the Metro Public Health Department, none of the patients are close contacts.

    Infectious disease experts believe the patients likely contracted the virus after having skin-to-skin contact with an infected person in another state or country, or with someone in Nashville who hasn't seen a doctor yet...

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    CDC: 10 cases of monkeypox in Tennessee
    by: Erin McCullough
    Posted: Jul 20, 2022 / 01:45 PM EDT
    Updated: Jul 20, 2022 / 01:46 PM EDT

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – There are now 10 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Tennessee, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    The CDC updates case numbers across the country daily, and the latest map shows the total number of cases in the Volunteer State now rests at 10.

    Four cases have been preliminarily confirmed in Davidson County by the Metro Public Health Department. Where the other six confirmed cases are located was not immediately clear. The four Davidson County cases saw Metro health officials send off samples to the CDC for confirmatory testing...


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