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What Is Monkeypox, and How Worried Should We Be?

Expert advice from Dr. John Swartzberg

Monkeypox was declared a public health emergency in the United States on August 5, with cases exploding to over 11,000 between May (when there were only two cases reported) and mid-August 2022. Berkeley Public Health asked our Editorial Board Chair, John Swartzberg, M.D., clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases and vaccinology at UC Berkeley School […]

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