Today’s Infectious Disease News (8/24/22)

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Monkeypox Cases Confirmed in All 50 States as US Cases Surpass 15,400

Monkeypox has officially spread to all 50 states and 15,433 cases have been reported nationwide, according the latest CDC data. New York has the most cases with almost 3,000, followed by California, Florida, Texas and Georgia. The Biden administration has announced it will make an additional 1.8 million doses available to states starting this week. Currently supplies of Monkeypox vaccines are limited, prompting some health agencies to prioritize people at higher risk of infection.

Full Story: The Hill