UW Health monkeypox update

Dr. Jeff Pothof, chief quality officer with UW Health, joined FOX6 to discuss the latest monkeypox information.

First case of monkeypox in Milwaukee resident

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).