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Is it too late to contain the monkeypox outbreak?

Monkeypox is continuing to spread in the United States and around the world. Some health officials think we may have missed the opportunity to contain the virus, partly due to a lack of testing and vaccines.

Here & Now‘s Miles Parks talks with Dr. Jay Varma, an epidemiologist and infectious disease expert.

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