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Two more monkeypox cases found in Maryland

June 29th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added two more monkeypox cases to the state's total, bringing the number of infections to five.  WBAL reports the State Health Department says all of the cases were reported in the National Capital and Baltimore Metro regions. According to ABC, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday on a call with reporters that it will be sending out 296,000 doses of the JYNNEOS vaccine for prevention of the disease for people who have been exposed.