Anyone who believes they are at increased risk for infection is now eligible, the department announced Monday.
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Health officials address misconceptions about monkeypox
Monkeypox is spread during prolonged face-to-face or skin-to-skin contact — it’s not spread exclusively through sexual contact.
Alaska confirms second case of monkeypox
The new case involves an adult male who began experiencing symptoms within the last week. Both cases are in Anchorage and neither has required hospitalization.