Monkeypox cases increase in the US
Although monkeypox cases continue to rise nationwide, the disease spread rate appears to be slowing, said CDC Director Rochelle Walensky.
The United States has confirmed more than 17,000 cases of monkeypox, according to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to CDC statistics, a total of 17,432 identified points of monkeypox have been reported nationwide.
According to the CDC, New York State has had the most cases, followed by California and Florida. So far, the United States has the highest number of monkeypox cases worldwide.
Although monkeypox cases continue to increase in number nationwide, the rate of spread of the disease appears to be slowing, said CDC Director Rochelle Walensky. New cases of monkeypox could be reported as early as September.
The Biden administration faces criticism for its response to the monkeypox outbreak, including for not ordering enough vaccines, rapid treatments and test kits to stop the disease.
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