Columbus Public Health investigating a local case of monkeypox
Columbus Public Health is investigating a local case of monkeypox.
Officials reveal that the case involves a 48-year-old man who lives in the area. Officials say the risk to the general public remains low.
This is the second case in Ohio. Monkeypox starts with flu-like symptoms with a fever followed by a rash or sores. It is caused by a virus that spreads through close, intimate contact or during sex.
Columbus Public Health is investigating a local case of monkeypox, involving a 48-year-old male who has notified us that he is isolating. This is the 2nd case in Ohio but at this time, risk to the general public remains low. To learn more, visit https://t.co/YgIzrv4c5B. pic.twitter.com/zdQDxEbEfL— Columbus Health (@ColumbusHealth) June 27, 2022