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Monkeypox in Illinois: 2nd probable case reported, Chicago public health officials say

Monkeypox in Illinois: 2nd probable case reported, Chicago public health officials say

CHICAGO (WLS) — A second probable case of monkeypox has been identified in Illinois, Chicago public health officials said Friday. The second person to test positive for monkeypox is a close contact of the first positive case, according to a statement from the Chicago Dept. of Public Health. “The risk to the general public remains …

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Georgia officials announce first suspected case of monkeypox

Monkeypox has not previously triggered widespread outbreaks beyond Africa, where it is endemic. Health authorities are expressing concern about the unusual uptick but also stress that the virus is far less transmissible than the coronavirus. In July 2021, Georgia monitored more than 40 people for suspected cases of monkeypox, but ultimately none tested positive. More …

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Third suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County, health officials say

Third suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County, health officials say

Third suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County, health officials say Updated: 1:53 PM PDT May 31, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript HAVE NOW. THIS COMES AS MORE CASES HAVE ENBE SUSPECTED IN THE GLOBAL OUTBREAK OF THIS VERY RARE DISEASE THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION OR THE WHO HAS IDENTIFIED00 2 CASES IN 12 WESTERN …

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