COVID and Monkeypox

Left: Image of a cell infected with a variant strain of COVID-19. (Courtesy National Iinstititues of Health) Right: A monkeypox virion obtained from a clinical sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. (Courtesy CDC)

No new monkeypox infections have been reported in Moore County since Friday, when the first recorded case involving a resident was identified by the local Health Department.

The resident, whose identity is being withheld by health officials, tested positive at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Information about the condition of the individual, who is isolating at home until the infection runs its course, was not immediately available

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Kent Misegades

The Pilot prefers now censorship over a fair and balanced discussion of topics. That’s what destroys the media.

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Susan Joyce

Because the pandemic / covid is real.

jimmie canabera

My mother lives at Belle Meade which is the independent living facility at St. Joseph of the Pines. They have 25 residents plus 9 staff infected. According to the article the Health Center at St. Joes also has 24 staff infected and 3 staff. That's a lot of people.

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