Racial disparities persist in new cases of monkeypox as Black & Latino people are overrepresented in the numbers
With the racial disparity ongoing, health observers say additional efforts are needed to reach out to marginalized communities
Supply issues resolved, focus remains on addressing racial disparities in rates of infection and vaccination
“I think it’s important to emphasize that deaths due to monkeypox, while possible, remain very rare” a CDC official said
Monkeypox being spread through sex, not brief skin-to-skin contact- Key points in the messaging includes "monkeypox can affect anyone"
The administration expects this will mean many more shots in arms for individuals considered high risk for MPV infection, namely men who have sex with men
The White House Monkeypox Response team's Deputy Coordinator discusses challenges facing public health officials fighting monkeypox