As we noted previously . . .
However . . .
A nearby health pro seems to be saying that the disease will spread by way of KC party people across the Sunflower State & even further.
Check the quote . . .
Looking at the situations concerning public health across Kansas and the U.S. Sedgwick County Health Officer Dr. Garold Minns offered perspective on what the state is seeing.
“I have no doubt we’re gonna see more cases because our borders are porous, he said of monkeypox. “People are crossing borders all the time. People are coming to Kansas City, Kansas from Kansas City, Missouri.”
He said the disease spreads easily from skin-to-skin contact.
Currently, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment said testing for monkeypox must be completed through healthcare providers and vaccines will only be administered to those who are infected or have been in contact with someone who’s infected.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A global monkeypox outbreak hit the U.S. in recent months while doctors in New York confirmed the United States' first case of polio in nearly a decade. While Kansas has only one known confirmed monkeypox case, doctors say it's only a matter of time before that number rises with neighboring states seeing more cases.