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CDC Reports Two Cases of Monkeypox-Related Encephalomyelitis

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Written by Medscape on September 14, 2022

Two men in the US developed encephalomyelitis — inflammation of the brain and spinal cord — after contracting monkeypox, according to a new report published by the CDC. Lead author and Associate Professor Dan Pastula explains that these cases are rare and should be reported to state, tribal, local, or territorial health departments.

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