The virus has mainly spread among gay and bisexual men, though health officials continue to stress that anyone can be infected.
Officials said the child is from the western side of the county and is under 10 years old.
LA County health officials report monkeypox cases are going down. FOX 11's Marla Tellez asked county health leaders why health care workers are not eligible for monkeypox vaccine.
The Los Angeles Public Health Department has reported the nation's first monkeypox case in a healthcare worker who was exposed to the virus at work.
U.S. health officials are warning doctors against overusing the lone drug available to treat monkeypox. Federal health officials say that even a small mutation in the virus could leave the drug ineffective.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed the county's first death from the monkeypox virus.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating a possible death due to the monkeypox virus.
The county only has a limited supply of monkeypox vaccine doses.
The number of monkeypox cases in Los Angeles County continues to increase, but the rate of new infections appears to be slowing.
Despite a limited amount of monkeypox vaccine doses, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health again expanded eligibility for the vaccine.
Despite the unexpected shortfall, health officials said the county will still begin offering second doses of the two-shot regimen to those eligible for it.
At least a dozen U.S. pride events are scheduled over the next two months.
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus.
Hal is joined by UCLA Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Matt Waxman to talk about Monkeypox. Then, Dr. Gregory Sorensen, Founder and CEO of DeepHealth Radnet, Inc. joins Hal to talk about new Artificial Intelligence software that helps doctors read screening images more accurately. Also, Todd Bernhardt, Senior Director of Global Communications for International Medical Corps, describes what the situation is like on the ground in Ukraine.
WHO plans on having an open forum to rename monkeypox.
Monkeypox was first named in 1958 when research monkeys in Denmark were observed to have a “pox-like” disease.
A woman tearfully shared a video on TikTok claiming Spirit Airlines kicked her off a flight after a staff mistook her eczema for a possible monkeypox case.
FOX 11 was joined by Evan Antin as he gives tips on making sure your pets are safe during the ongoing monkeypox outbreak.
Can you give monkeypox to your pet and vice versa? It's possible, doctors say. Here's what you need to know.
To date, Riverside County has reported 59 probable/confirmed monkeypox cases. No deaths have been reported.