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COVID-19

Data reports for worldwide, national, and South Dakota COVID-19 data. Once a week I try to give an Epi 101 Mini-Lesson to clarify misunderstandings that are out there. Check the archives if you want to see mini-lessons from previous weeks and contact me if you would like a particular topic covered.

August 10, 2022: COVID Weekly Data Update

Information on monkeypox is provided this week.  The following are some key points (https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/monkeypox): Vaccines for smallpox provide protection against monkeypox. Symptoms last 2 to 4 weeks; severe cases can occur. The case fatality rate has recently been around 3–6% and is higher in young children. Transmitted through contact with: an infected person or animal,Continue reading “August 10, 2022: COVID Weekly Data Update”

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