Occupational Monkeypox Virus Transmission to Healthcare Worker, California, USA, 2022
Jemma Alarcón, Moon Kim, Nora Balanji, Anissa Davis, Francisca Mata, Abraar Karan, Lauren E. Finn, Annette Guerrero, McKailey Walters, Dawn Terashita, and Sharon E. Balter
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J. Alarcón); Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA (J. Alarcón, M. Kim, A. Karan, L.E. Finn, A. Guererro, D. Terashita, S.E. Balter); Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, Long Beach, California, USA (N. Balanji, A. Davis, M. Walters); APLA Health, Los Angeles (F. Mata)
Figure 2. Timeline of symptom onset, testing, treatment, and public health interventions in response to a case of occupationally acquired mpox in an HCW, California, USA, 2022. Patients A and B were treated by the HCW during the presumed incubation period of her infection; however, course of illness for patient A is not shown because the HCW’s contact with patient A was >21 days before symptom onset. HCW, healthcare worker; LACDPH, Los Angeles County (California) Department of Public Health.
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