Shelby County reports first case of monkeypox

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 25, 2022 10:06 PM CT | Published: July 25, 2022 9:52 PM CT

Shelby County reported its first confirmed case of monkeypox on Monday, July 25, marking the 18th reported case in Tennessee. 


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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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