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First Monkeypox Death in L.A. Confirmed by CDC

The person "was severely immunocompromised and had been hospitalized," the health department said.
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L.A. County Investigating First Potential Monkeypox Death

Health officials won't know for sure until the autopsy results come back, but it would be the second monkeypox death in the U.S.

Monkeypox Has L.A. Sex Workers Fighting the Virus, and the Stigma

Although monkeypox is spread through intimate contact, Los Angeles sex workers say they refuse to be further marginalized by the disease

L.A. County Receives Fewer Monkeypox Vaccine Doses Than Anticipated

The county had anticipated receiving enough to administer 70,000 shots but only received enough for 28,000 total

CDC Reports First Case of Human-to-Dog Monkeypox Transmission

The virus, which has been declared a public health emergency in the U.S., was detected in a French greyhound whose humans are infected

Daily Brief: Joey Gallo Is Coming To LA; Newsom Declares Monkeypox Emergency

Also, Nathan Fluellen is making waves in the surfing community, hosting the largest gathering of black surfers in history.

Newsom Declares Monkeypox State of Emergency as Virus Spreads

With CA monkeypox cases surpassing 800 in under 3 months, Gov. Newsom declared a state of emergency to boost state vaccination efforts

Daily Brief: Beloved Star Trek Actress Nichelle Nichols Dies At 89

Also, the botched rollout of monkeypox vaccinations in the U.S. is inciting new pandemic concern.

L.A. County to Expand Monkeypox Vaccine Distribution—By Invitation Only

Los Angeles County health officials will expand access to monkeypox vaccines on Monday, but the limited supply of doses means they will only be provided to high-risk residents who...

One of L.A.’s First Monkeypox Patients Describes His Experience

”It boils down to this: This shit sucks and you don’t want it,” according to monkeypox patient Matt Ford, who is recovering from the disease