23 minutes | Jun 16, 2022

How Worried Should We Be About Monkeypox?

Cases of the monkeypox virus are spreading in many countries where it has rarely, if ever, been seen before, including in the United States.

Although there are a lot of unknowns about the illness, the rapidly rising number of infections has caused alarm bells to sound among public health agencies.

Guest: Apoorva Mandavilli, a reporter for The New York Times, with a focus on science and global health.

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