Two new monkeypox cases have been reported in Allegheny County.
This new case brings the total number of cases in the county to 12.
In a July 1 press release, the Allegheny County Health Department suggested these methods to prevent monkeypox:
Practice safe sex, including the use of condoms and dental dams
Avoid contact with bedding and other materials contaminated with the virus
Avoid contact with people who may be infected
Avoid skin to skin contact with someone with a rash
Wash your hands with soap and water
Use personal protective equipment (PPE) when caring for infected persons
At last update from the CDC, there are 58 cases of monkeypox in the state of Pennsylvania.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.
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