TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Division of Well being says it has detected the state’s first possible case of monkeypox.
Well being officers say somebody examined optimistic for the orthopoxvirus on June 18.
The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention has to verify the check.
Officers say the affected person is isolating at dwelling.
The well being division is conducting contact tracing and says the chance of an infection to others stays low.
Up to now, the CDC has confirmed greater than 100 monkeypox instances in 20 states, together with New York.