See how quickly the virus has spread across the United States
In the past three weeks, New York City’s case total has increased eightfold, from 87 to 711, according to data from the state health department. New York State’s cases outside the city rose from 9 to 45 in the same period. Meanwhile, California’s cases have more than tripled, from 111 to 356, according to an analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.
The The first case of monkeypox in the United States this year On May 12th in Massachusetts. Illinois, which now has more than 200 reported cases, has been an initial hotspot for the outbreak, after the outbreak of the disease. International Congress of Dermatology held in Chicago At the end of May.
Texas health officials pedigree a There is a rise in new cases To a major LGBTQ event in Dallas over the 4th of July weekend. The state has seen an increase in cases from seven to 81 since the beginning of the month.
The rapid spread has sparked pessimism among some public health experts.
I think the window to control and contain this has probably closed. If it doesn’t close, it’s sure to start closing, former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Sunday on Face the Nation.
More than 15,000 cases of monkeypox It has been confirmed in 71 countries — 65 of which have not historically reported monkeypox — this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The monkeypox vaccine has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, but Distribute the doses of the vaccine Through supply shortages and technical problems. The Department of Health and Human Services ordered 2.5 million additional doses of vaccine This month, their shipments will arrive until 2023, and more than 191,000 doses were distributed to the states.