CDC confirms monkeypox in three Hawaii cases

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed monkeypox infection in the three remaining Hawaii cases initially classified as probable for the disease.


What You Need To Know

    • All five cases of monkeypox in Hawaii initially reported as probably have been confirmed
    • The state Department of Health reported earlier this week that all five cases are connected
    • The first case of monkeypox in Hawaii was detected on June 1; the two most recent cases were reported on Wednesday
  • Individuals generally become ill within 21 days of exposure

With that, all five monkeypox cases reported here have been officially confirmed.

The state Department of Health reported earlier this week that all five cases are connected.

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