Dr. Penny Borenstein reports there are no known cases of monkey pox in San Luis Obispo. And there are no cases in California.
Only one case of the rare African disease reported in the US, and it’s in Massachusetts.
Monkey pox is not as contagious as small pox.
But a few isolated cases in Europe, and one in the US have health officials concerned there’s an increased chance for human-to-human transmission.