This Is What Texans Need To Know About The First Pediatric Case of Monkeypox In Texas
We just finished off the first week of school here in Texas, and a lot of us parents are still very worried about our children going back to school and definitely knowing that Covid in monkeypox is still around.
THE FIRST PEDIATRIC CASE OF MONKEYPOX WAS HERE IN TEXAS
BABIES CAN CATCH MONKEYPOX?
I feel like we all have a good reason to be truly concerned for our children especially now that in Houston Texas, a child under the age of 2 has been reported to be the first pediatric case pertaining to monkey box. According to KHOU11, the rise of monkeypox in Houston Texas has gone up by 100. Where the child also resides.
BE CAREFUL TEXAS
This type of worry is truly life-threatening health officials want us to make sure that we are aware of what we need to know when it comes to dealing with monkeypox with our children. Monkeypox spreads through intimate contact and the vast majority of cases are among adult men said state health officials. The health officials say there are now five cases confirmed in minors under 18 years old in Texas. Again the young child in Harris County is under two years old with no symptoms other than a rash and no one in the child's family seems to be infected. The little one isn’t in school or daycare so now Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo says contact tracing is underway to figure out where they may have gotten the virus.
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