Video & Transcript: Media Briefing on Presumptive Monkeypox Case

King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin held a media briefing on May 23, 2022, to share information about a presumptive case of monkeypox in King County and answer reporters’ questions. A transcript of the briefing is now available, and the video of the briefing is below. Originally published May 24, 2022.

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Video: Dr. Jeff Duchin’s COVID-19 press briefing – August 27, 2021

During his August 27 press briefing, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin provided context around “breakthrough cases” and how risk changes for vaccinated people compared to unvaccinated people. As shown in the graph above, in the recent Delta surge, the age-adjusted rate of cases among people who are not fully vaccinated increased from 7 daily cases/100,000 […]

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