CDC Conducting Studies To Better Understand The Spread Of Monkeypox

By Beth Wang / August 15, 2022 at 3:21 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a series of observational studies to better understand how monkeypox spreads in congregate settings and how it affects people who receive post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP++) after coming into contact with the virus, the White House revealed Thursday (Aug. 11) in a fact sheet detailing the Biden administration’s monkeypox research priorities. CDC in early August began recruiting study participants in Illinois and in a “large metropolitan area on the east coast.” The Illinois...

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