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Monkeypox: US declares it a national public health emergency – here's what it means

The US has recorded more than 7,000 monkeypox cases. Image: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Kathryn H. Jacobsen

William E. Cooper Distinguished University Chair, Professor of Health Studies, University of Richmond


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More than 7,000 Monkeypox cases have been diagnosed in the US so far, with cases spread across several states. Image: Mario Guti/iStock via Getty Images


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