CDC HAN Advisory of Monkeypox in a US Citizen Traveler
A US Citizen traveled from Nigeria to Dallas, Texas via Atlanta on two different flights over two days. After a few days here, the individual visited a Dallas Emergency Room for a rash and was confirmed to have Monkeypox. Public Health Authorities are monitoring over 200 people in 27 states, who may have been exposed during the flights or in the airports.
This article describes the details of the flights and what EMS needs to know to manage anyone who may have been infected, while protecting themselves, the patient, and others.