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Good News—Monkeypox Cases Are Declining
According to the World Health Organization, the number of monkeypox cases across the globe decreased by 21% during the week of August 15, after months of precipitous increase. The United States is home to most of the 41,000 diagnosed cases (34%). The decline suggests that the monkeypox pandemic may be winding down, as vaccine access, information campaigns, and behavior changes are implemented. Thus far, 12 deaths have been attributed to the virus. Click here to read more.