CDC: 19 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Connecticut
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are 19 confirmed monkeypox cases in the state.
This follows the World Health Organization declaring the virus a global health emergency.
Monkeypox has now been reported in 70 countries.
The international spread is relatively new, with more than 16,000 cases worldwide and almost 3,000 in the United States.