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Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive” are seen in this illustration taken on May 23, 2022. (Dado Ruvic/Illustration/Reuters) A worker at a daycare center in Illinois has tested positive for monkeypox , according to state health officials, who noted that the individual is in isolation and doing well.
Lauri Sanders, a spokeswoman for the Illinois Department of Public Health, said the case, which was identified at an undisclosed child crèche in the village of Rantoul, is the state’s first case linked to a daycare.
Officials said screening of children, other employees, and their close contacts was underway, according to a news […]