2nd CA Child Tests Positive For Monkeypox In SoCal

Long Beach authorities on Tuesday confirmed a pediatric monkeypox case in the city. (Shutterstock)LONG BEACH, CA — Long Beach authorities on Tuesda...

August 3, 2022
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Long Beach authorities on Tuesday confirmed a pediatric monkeypox case in the city. (Shutterstock)LONG BEACH, CA — Long Beach authorities on Tuesday confirmed a pediatric monkeypox case in the city just hours after Los Angeles County ratified a local emergency declaration for monkeypox. The young Long Beach resident was believed to be the second child in California to test positive for monkeypox, according ABC7. The child was symptomatic but has since recovered, according to Long Beach authorities.

Emily Rahhal