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Colorado officials are investigating a suspected case of monkeypox in a young man who recently traveled to Canada, Your Content has learned.
The state becomes the eighth to report a potential infection of the virus.
The patient, who is gay or bisexual, visited a clinic in Denver after experiencing symptoms. He is now in isolation at home, and contact tracing efforts are underway.
Health authorities believe the risk of the virus spreading to others in the state is low.
Across the United States, there have been nine confirmed cases and one suspected case of monkeypox, according to CNBC.