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Experts expect global monkeypox cases to be over 700

International Business Times | 05/06/2022 04:52 PM | Click to read full article

The monkeypox virus has likely infected more than 700 people worldwide, including 21 in the US, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention has said.

Although overall health risk to the public remains low right now, according to CDC's Jennifer McQuiston, the cases present a community level spread in the US, CNBC reported.