Dr. Jeff Pothof, chief quality officer with UW Health, joined FOX6 to discuss the latest monkeypox information.
The West Allis Health Department identified on Friday, July 29 the city's first case of monkeypox in a resident.
Kenosha County has identified its first confirmed case of orthopoxvirus (monkeypox).
Declaring a global emergency means the monkeypox outbreak is an “extraordinary event” that could spill over into more countries and requires a coordinated global response.
An infant in D.C. tested positive for monkeypox, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Milwaukee Health Department announced on Monday Milwaukee's first case of monkeypox.
A news release says on Saturday, July 9, a case of monkeypox was identified in a Milwaukee resident. The Milwaukee Health Department is in contact with the individual, who is currently isolating and following all recommended guidance, and notified all close contacts. This is the second case of monkeypox confirmed in a Wisconsin resident, as identified by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS).