Monkeypox Precautions Advised at Summer Gatherings as Chicago Reports 5 New Cases

While Chicago health officials maintain the risk of contracting monkeypox remains “low,” the city’s Department of Public Health announced it’s advising the public to take precautions after five more cases were reported across the city. In a news release Monday, CDPH confirmed at least seven cases have been identified in Chicago, a significant increase from … Read more

First Probable Case of Monkeypox Reported in DuPage County, Third in Illinois: Officials

The first probable case of monkeypox has been detected in DuPage County, health officials announced Friday, which would make it the third reported in Illinois. The case was found in a man who had traveled internationally in the past month to a country which has also reported monkeypox infections recently, the DuPage County Health Department … Read more

First Monkeypox Infection in 2022 Confirmed in Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services is investigating a case of monkeypox in the county, the department confirmed Tuesday. The resident who tested positive traveled in the past month to Mexico, which has also reported cases. Preliminary test results showed a positive test result on June 6. Due to privacy concerns, the patient’s identification has … Read more