Biden says monkeypox cases something to 'be concerned about'


President Biden is trying to ease fears about recent cases of monkeypox The disease is rarely identified outside Africa but as a Friday there were 80 cases worldwide including at least two in the U.S. and a presumptive case being investigated in South Florida Yesterday the president said the virus is something to be concerned about as today in Tokyo whether he sees the need for strict quarantine measures I just don't think it rises to the level of the kind of concern that existed with COVID-19 The president says the smallpox vaccine works for monkeypox too but does the U.S. have enough on hand to handle a monkeypox spread I think we do have enough to deal with the likelihood of the problem Sagar Meghani Washington

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