McLennan County reports first case of monkeypox

WACO, Texas (KWTX TV STORY) - The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District has confirmed the first case of Monkeypox in McLennan County.

Preliminary test results performed by a commercial lab indicate that the person tested positive, according to the health district.

The person is an adult woman who is a McLennan County resident with no known travel or exposure to other cases.

The Health District is conducting a contact investigation and will follow established monitoring protocols for any identified contacts.

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