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Colleges, universities prepare to keep students safe as monkeypox cases spread

With monkeypox cases on the rise, many colleges and universities are working on protocols for students before they start classes this fall semester.

Western Mass News spoke with Kaelly Ryan, director of health services at American International College, who told us they’re noticing that monkeypox is being spread through both skin-to-skin and face-to-face contact, so Ryan advises students wear protective clothing to avoid coming in contact with lesions on the skin. Ryan provided additional information available by clicking on the link above.

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