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Are You Afraid of Mpox?

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 2:36 AM

How contagious is mpox? Should we worry about trying on clothes in a department store? Touching public doorknobs and handrails? NorthShore Infectious Disease Physician Jennifer Grant, MD, returns to the podcast to explain that mpox is not COVID-19 but we should still take precautions.

Please visit northshore.org/mpox to get the latest information on what we need to know.

Produced and Hosted by Carolyn Starks and Jon Hillenbrand

Edited by Jon Hillenbrand