CDC expects more monkeypox cases in the U.S.

The infection often comes with flu-like symptoms, swollen lymph nodes, a rash and lesions

By: - May 23, 2022 3:50 pm
Lesions on hands of people who contracted monkeypox

In this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention handout graphic, symptoms of one of the first known cases of the monkeypox virus are shown on a patients’ hands during a small U.S. outbreak in 2003. Officials in Europe and the U.S. say they are seeing a new small outbreak around the world. (Photo Courtesy of CDC/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
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Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.