San Francisco health officials have now identified three confirmed and three probable cases of monkeypox, the SF Department of Public Health announced Wednesday, June 15.

Alameda County reported its first case on June 9.While the San Francisco health department is not providing details about the cases, citing patient confidentiality, Dr.

Andrea Tenner, director of public health emergency preparedness and response, said that the local epidemiology “is similar to what we’re seeing globally.”As of June 15, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 84 confirmed cases of monkeypox in 18 states and Washington, D.C.