Mariposa Gazette

Covid hospitalizations up in county

Officials also discuss monkeypox, though no cases in Madera County have been reported

In addition to reporting on Covid-19 and supporting World Breastfeeding Week, the Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) on Friday shared the state’s response to the latest possibly alarming threat to well-being — monkeypox.

Don’t worry. No cases of monkeypox were reported to the public in Madera County as of press time. Neighboring Fresno County reported seven cases as of Aug. 5.

First discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks occurred in colonies of research monkeys, Monkeypox is ...

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