Illinois daycare worker tests positive for monkeypox, officials say, but no cases reported in children

Illinois daycare worker tests positive for monkeypox, officials say, but no cases reported in children

CNN — An Illinois daycare worker has tested positive for monkeypox, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday, but no other cases have been reported there. “An adult in a nursery school in the Rantoul area has tested positive for a case of monkeypox,” department director Dr. Sameer Vohra told a news conference. “Assessment … Read more

Monkeypox is disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic people, latest CDC breakdown shows

Monkeypox is disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic people, latest CDC breakdown shows

CNN — A detailed analysis of monkeypox case records released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers new insight into the outbreak, which disproportionately affects men who have sex with men, especially blacks and Hispanics. There were 2,891 cases of monkeypox reported in the United States as of July 22, about … Read more