The Texas Department of State Health Services is working with Dallas County Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a single case of monkeypox virus infection in a Dallas County resident with recent international travel.
The patient is isolated at home. The public health investigation has identified a few people who may have been exposed in Dallas and are monitoring themselves for symptoms of infection. The illness does not currently present a risk to the general public.
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