CDC issues health alert for monkeypox amid global spread

By May 23, 2022November 3rd, 2022Member News

The Washington Post (5/20, Nirappil) reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday “issued an alert…urging [physicians] and state health departments to be vigilant for cases of monkeypox as an unprecedented global spread of the virus raises alarm among public health authorities.” This “alert comes two days after the agency confirmed a monkeypox case in Massachusetts.” Federal health officials “say they expect to identify additional infections in the coming days.”