Ron Smith, MD

Tularemia in Child in Pueblo County, Colorado

The Pueblo County, Colorado Department of Heath confirmed that a child in Pueblo County had been infected with a rare infectious disease called tularemia or rabbit fever. Tularemia may be present in some animals, particularly rabbits, rodents, and hares.

First Monkeypox Death of 2022

The first death from the flavivirus Monkeypox has been reported in Nigeria. Chinedu Asadu reports that the patient who succumbed to the viral infection was, in fact, immunocompromised.