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North Carolina officials identify the first case of monkeypox in the state

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reports the first case of monkeypox virus infection in a North Carolina resident, identified through testing at the State Public Health Laboratory. Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious viral illness that usually features flu-like symptoms, swollen lymph nodes, and a rash that includes bumps that initially fill with fluid before crusting over. The disease could be confused with a sexually transmitted infection such as syphilis or herpes, or with the varicella zoster virus (chickenpox). Most infections last two to four weeks.
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Mexican Independence Celebration in Louisburg North Carolina

With the aim of helping to preserve and expand our traditions and culture, the first celebration of the national holidays and commemoration of the Independence of Mexico was held in Louisburg, North Carolina. This civic cultural community event also had as an emphasis the dissemination of the traditional dance groups of the peoples of Mexico that exist in this area of North Carolina since, as is known, Mexico is one of the countries with the most cultural richness in the world. and Mexican migrants keep their deep-rooted roots crossing borders.
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