Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 7th, 2003
Eighteen cases of monkeypox were confirmed in the state, and 20 others were considered probable cases - the first and highest number of cases of any state in the outbreak this spring, the first time the disease struck outside Africa.
Dr. Mark Slifka is leading a team of researchers from the OHSU Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute, in Portland. He said more people may have been exposed to the virus here than reported, but strong immune systems may have helped them ward off...
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