The latest on monkeypox in Minnesota from Dr. Priya Sampathkumar

The first case of monkeypox has been found in Minnesota. The news comes this morning from the Minnesota Department of Health. State health officials say the Twin Cities adult is receiving treatment for an infection that likely occurred during overseas travel.

As of last Friday, the CDC reported 201 cases of monkeypox in 26 other states. In recent months more than 4,100 cases have been reported in 47 other countries where the disease is not typically reported. Dr. Priya Sampathkumar is a professor of medicine and infectious disease expert at Mayo Clinic. She joined host Cathy Wurzer to explain what monkeypox is and what people in Minnesota can do to keep themselves safe.

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