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Understanding Monkeypox (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-07-15

Duration: 00:04:01

Subjects: Public health | Monkeypox


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Kermis, Rachael Interviewee
  • Kanter, Joseph Interviewee


This segment from the July 15, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the monkeypox outbreak, including the first reported case in Louisiana. She interviews Dr. Rachael Kermis of the Baton Rouge General Medical Center and Dr. Joseph Kanter, the state health officer and medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health.