Monkeypox is on the rise and is now officially considered a global health emergency. Cases in the US are in the thousands and it took just a week to double here in Los Angeles. So far, the viral disease has mainly affected gay and bisexual men, but anyone can get it. So how concerned should we be?
Today we talk about what you should know and answer questions from the audience. Read the full transcript here.
Host: Gustave Arellano
Guests: LA Times breaking news reporter Grace Toohey
Monkeypox is spreading in LA County, but vaccine shortages remain. what to know
The World Health Organization declares monkeypox a global emergency
San Francisco officials declare state of emergency as monkeypox spreads
https://www.latimes.com/podcasts/story/2022-07-29/the-times-podcast-monkeypox Podcast: What you need to know about monkeypox