An Iowa man likely has the state's first probable monkeypox case, according to health officials, who are conducting contact tracing to track possible exposure to others
Cook County health officials reported the first probable case of monkeypox June 25, 2022 in suburban Forest Park.
The unprecedented global outbreak of monkeypox is deepening throughout the world, raising concerns among scientists and physicians internationally that another pandemic is now unfolding alongside the COVID-19 pandemic
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The state has so far confirmed only six cases of monkeypox virus
Texas health officials reported the first presumptive case of monkeypox in an individual who had recently come into contact with another likely infection.
South Korea on Wednesday confirmed its first case of monkeypox virus and pledged to strengthen monitoring and response systems as it raised the alert level to "caution" for the infectious disease.
The infected person, who was not identified, is isolating at home while recuperating, according to the state’s department of health.
Quebec's Health Department says 5,895 doses of vaccine have been administered since May 27 to curb the biggest outbreak of the disease in Canada.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced two additional cases of monkeypox in adult males on Wednesday.
MONKEYPOX IN GEORGIA: Nearly a dozen cases of monkeypox have been reported in Georgia, according to health officials All of the patients have been men living in the metro Atlanta area
Monkeypox is transmitted through prolonged close contact via respiratory droplets, direct contact with skin lesions or bodily fluids, or through contaminated clothes or bedding.