Monkeypox: 25K cases, a batch of new deaths, and 3 state emergencies

Enlarge / NYC Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic sign is displayed on August 2 in The Bronx borough of New York. Mayor Eric Adams declared a state of emergency because of Monkeypox, allowing him to suspend certain laws and regulations to enact rules and policies aimed at combatting the fast-spreading virus.Getty | View press

As global monkeypox cases continue to climb, health officials are investigating reports of several new deaths, which includes the first batch of deaths reported from countries outside where the virus is endemic in animals.

The global case count is now over 25,000, with more than 6,000 in the US.

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