Public Health Updates Community on 4th Suspected Case of Monkeypox on Island


As monkeypox spreads worldwide, Guam Public Health provided updates on the fourth suspected case of monkeypox in Guam.

According to DPHSS spokesperson Grace Bordallo, the fourth suspected monkeypox specimen sent to Hawaii Health Department Laboratory did not meet their criteria for testing.

Bordallo further informed that the Hawaii Health Department abides by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria to test for monkeypox.

She ensures that any confirmed case of monkeypox will be announced by the public health authority.