© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Check tubes labelled “Monkeypox virus constructive” are seen on this illustration taken Might 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Almost 23,000 instances of monkeypox have been recognized throughout america as of Sept. 14 and there’s a decline in new instances, U.S. Facilities of Illness Management and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky mentioned on Thursday.
Some areas of the nation are nonetheless seeing an increase in instances, nonetheless, Walensky advised reporters at a White Home briefing.
“During the last a number of weeks, we have been happy to see a decline within the progress of latest instances right here and overseas. There are areas of the U.S. the place the speed of rise in new instances remains to be rising,” she mentioned.
“We method this information with cautious optimism.”