Monkeypox cases in FL surpass 300 in 17 counties; global health officials to address threats

Monkeypox, which is endemic to African countries, has been identified in the United States. Credit: CDC

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With global health officials gathering to address the monkeypox virus and other global health threats, Florida’s cases of the monkeypox disease have surpassed 300 and likely will continue to climb during the 2022 outbreak.

The World Health Organization, which recently declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern, has scheduled a virtual press conference Wednesday to address not only monkeypox, but COVID-19 and other global health issues, according to a press release.

Overall, there have been 310 monkeypox cases

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