As U.S. Declares Monkeypox A Public Health Emergency, What To Know About The Risks

This week the Biden administration declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency.

And as the number of cases in the U.S. continues to climb, there’s a lot of confusion about the disease, how it spreads and who’s most at-risk.

NPR health correspondents Pien Huang and Michaeleen Doucleff join us to discuss the current outbreak.

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