PBS NewsHour

Health authorities race to contain the monkeypox virus

Clip: 08/02/2022 | 7m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

The monkeypox outbreak continues to grow faster than many initially expected. Nearly 6,000 cases have been reported in the U.S. since May and three states have issued emergency declarations over the outbreak in the last week. New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan joins Stephanie Sy to discuss efforts to contain the virus in one of the country's epicenters.

Aired: 08/02/22

Rating: NR

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