Monkeypox: More than 64,000 cases reported worldwide

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More than 64,000 cases of Monkeypox have been recorded globally since the outbreak began in May 2022. Of those, more than 24,000 have been in the United States.

The US has reported 24,364 monkeypox cases in 53 states and territories.

The latest breakdown of cases across the US:

California: 4,753
New York: 3,810
Florida: 2,422
Texas: 2,179
Georgia: 1,717
Illinois: 1,263
Pennsylvania: 713
New Jersey: 668
Maryland: 631
Washington: 575
District Of Columbia: 488
Virginia: 440
North Carolina: 434
Arizona: 430
Massachusetts: 374
Tennessee: 264
Colorado: 263
Ohio: 257
Michigan: 257
Louisiana: 234
Indiana: 218
Nevada: 217
Oregon: 203
Minnesota: 178
Puerto Rico: 167
Utah: 149
South Carolina: 149
Connecticut: 123
Alabama: 105
Missouri: 84
Rhode Island: 70
Mississippi: 70
Wisconsin: 69
Arkansas: 56
Kentucky: 50
New Mexico: 40
Oklahoma: 36
Delaware: 35
New Hampshire: 28
Nebraska: 28
Hawaii: 27
Iowa: 24
Idaho: 12
West Virginia: 11
Maine: 9
Kansas: 9
North Dakota: 5
Montana: 5
Alaska: 5
Vermont: 3
Wyoming: 2
South Dakota: 2

Given the difficulty in getting tested and treated for the disease, these figures are almost certainly a very large underestimate of the severity of the problem.

 

 

Preprint: Monkeypox with neuroinflammatory disorders