Monkeypox

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin.

ELKHART — One confirmed and one probable case of monkeypox have been found in Elkhart County.

Interim Health Officer Dr. Richard Hostetter told the Elkhart County Board of Health that the department was keeping an eye on two cases. The Centers for Disease Control had not given confirmation on the pending case as of Wednesday, according to Health Administrator Melanie Sizemore.

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