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Early Data Show Racial Disparities in Louisiana Monkeypox Cases

Now that the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) has started reporting additional demographic data for monkeypox patients on the LDH monkeypox dashboard, striking racial disparities are clear. Nearly 60 percent of monkeypox cases in Louisiana have occurred among Black Louisianans, and about 27 percent have occurred among White Louisianans. Among the cases included in today’s demographic […]