By GRANT PHILLIPS Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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FILE - This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner/CDC via AP, File)
Contact tracing is being conducted in Hawaii County following its first confirmed case of monkeypox on Friday, bringing the statewide case count to eight.