2 days ago · Monkeypox is a rare infectious disease in the same virus family as smallpox and can be transmitted to humans and animals. The disease was first discovered in 1958 when two African colony monkeys .... 2022. 6. 27. · St. Paul, MN ( KROC-AM News) Health officials have confirmed Minnesota’s first case of Monkeypox. An announcement from the Minnesota Department of Health says the patient was likely exposed while traveling abroad. Officials say the person is receiving outpatient care. The Star Tribune is reporting the patient lives in the Twin Cities Metro. 2022. 6. 24. · During the current human Monkey Pox outbreak there is a significant likelihood that pet animals may come into close contact with people infected by Monkey Pox virus. The Monkey Pox virus doesn’t easily spread person to person. It can enter the body through broken skin, the respiratory tract or mucous membranes (surface of your eyes, gums etc). "/>Monkey pox