How is monkeypox transmitted? 14 cases confirmed in Chicago, Illinois; DuPage County and Gary, Indiana each have 1 case
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MADISON, Wis. — Health officials in Wisconsin said the state now has its first confirmed case of monkeypox.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services said Friday that a resident in Dane County is in isolation.

SEE ALSO | Monkeypox vaccines to be offered in some states, Illinois has 3rd most cases in US

The department said the risk of infection remains low for the general public. Most monkeypox patients experience only fever, body aches, chills and fatigue.

People with more serious illness may develop a rash and lesions on the face and hands that can spread to other parts of the body.

RELATED | Presumed monkeypox case reported in suburban Cook County, health officials say

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