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A DC vaccine clinic for Monkeypox on June 28 in Washington, DC.

Source: The Washington Post / Getty

According to recent data from the CDC, the State of Maryland is up to nine confirmed monkeypox cases.

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“Extensive contact tracing has been conducted for all presumed cases and individuals identified as having close contact with the case-patients have been offered the opportunity to receive a vaccination through the appropriate provider, in accordance with the CDC recommendations,” said Chase Cook, Maryland Department of Health’s Deputy Director of Media Relations.

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Last month, the White House announced the release of a limited number of vaccines to high-risk individuals.

“MDH stands prepared to receive those vaccines and is working with key partners in the state to deploy them,” Cook said.

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