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First probable case of monkeypox hits Ohio, health department says

The CDC announced that the reported number of monkeypox cases worldwide has surpassed 1,000.
The CDC announced that the reported number of monkeypox cases worldwide has surpassed 1,000.(MGN)
Published: Jun. 13, 2022 at 2:54 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Ohio Department of Health director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff announced the first probable case of monkeypox in the state on Monday.

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Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Monday, June 13, 2022

Vanderhoff announced the news in a press conference on June 13.

The person has been isolated but Vanderhoff did not confirm what part of the state they live in.

Stay tuned to the 19 News app as the press conference continues for updates.

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