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Joe Biden: Monkeypox should be something 'everybody is concerned with' | USA TODAY


Nearly a dozen countries are investigating “atypical” outbreaks of monkeypox, a disease that comes from the same family of viruses as smallpox.
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President Joe Biden on Sunday said an outbreak of the rare disease monkeypox is a concern because “if it were to spread, it’s consequential.”

Jake Sullivan, Biden’s national security adviser, later told reporters the U.S. has vaccines “available to be deployed.”

Sullivan said Biden is getting regular updates from his health team about the evolving situation.

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