Nine monkeypox cases now reported in seven states, and CDC urges awareness

CDC has confirmed monkeypox cases in California, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Utah, Virginia and Washington state

By: - May 26, 2022 1:01 pm
Lesions on hands of people who contracted monkeypox

U.S. officials said Thursday that there have so far been nine confirmed cases of monkeypox in seven states. (Via Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

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.