Monkeypox case no longer confirmed in Whitman County

COLFAX, Wash. — Whitman County Public Health announced that the monkeypox case reported earlier on Wednesday was found to be negative.

Results from a PCR test showed that the person tested negative.

WCPH has retracted the confirmation of the earlier positive test and will determine if more testing is required or if the result is actually negative.

More details about the case will be sent out on Thursday.

You can find more information about monkeypox on the DOH website.

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