CDC warns of summer monkeypox return

At least 12 cases of monkeypox were confirmed in Chicago between mid-April and early May.

May 16, 2023, 12:39 PM

Updated 376 days ago

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that monkeypox could return this summer.
The agency is already investigating a cluster in the Chicago area.
At least 12 cases were confirmed between mid-April and early May.
Nine of the 12 received two doses of the monkeypox vaccine.
The CDC says that vaccinations can reduce the severity of the illness.


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