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The second case of monkeypox reported in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh (KDKA)-A second case of monkeypox was reported in Pittsburgh.

The Central Outreach Wellness Center said another patient was treated with monkeypox the Thursday following the report of the first case.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the first case of Pittsburgh was a resident of southwestern Pennsylvania being treated in Pittsburgh. Other incidents in the state took place in Philadelphia.

Dr. Stacey Lane, founder of the Central Outreach Wellness Center, said the virus is often skin-to-skin, including sexual contact. She said many cases were between gay and bisexual men.

The North Shore Central Outreach site has been developed to protect against smallpox and is available with treatments and vaccines that can be used to prevent and treat monkeypox.

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The second case of monkeypox reported in Pittsburgh

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