Monkeypox cases surged in countries around the world throughout the spring and summer, but there’s hope this unprecedented global outbreak may be finally winding down.
Health officials in several regions are even optimistic that this virus — which has spread to more than 100 countries, causing over 60,000 infections this year alone — could be eliminated within certain borders.
“Our goal is to eradicate; that’s what we’re working toward,” said Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, the deputy co-ordinator of the U.S. government’s monkeypox response team, in the New York Times this week. “The prediction is, we’re going to get very close.”
In August, officials elsewhere
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