Due to an earlier administrative mistake, 17 extra cases were added to Georgia’s monkeypox monitoring list Monday — none of the 43 have symptoms. Separately, the Air Force is preparing to end years of cleanup efforts for a jet fuel leak that hit Albuquerque’s water supply.
Georgia Health News:
Georgia Now Monitoring 43 For Monkeypox; Still No Reports Of Symptoms
The number of people in Georgia being monitored for potential exposure to monkeypox has increased to 43, Public Health officials said Monday. The new 17 were added to the 26 reported by GHN last week because the CDC “originally assigned them to the wrong jurisdiction,’’ said Nancy Nydam, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Public Health. None of the 43 has reported having a fever or any other symptoms, she said. They are all considered to be at low risk for getting the rare disease, and are under the same…