Pasadena Public Health Confirms First Cases of Monkeypox in Residents

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has received reports of the first cases of monkeypox infection in four (4) Pasadena residents. All cases being reported have been confirmed by PPHD to meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definition for either a probable or confirmed case. Monkeypox generally spreads through prolonged skin-to-skin contact. Contact includes prolonged intimate interactions, and sharing of infected bedding or clothing. If you have sex or intimate physical contact with many people, risk of... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Confirms First Cases of Monkeypox in Residents"