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Black, Hispanic people disproportionately affected by Monkeypox: CDC

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Among the 2,891 cases reported in the U.S. as of July 22, 54% were among Black and Hispanic people. 94% of the cases are men who reported recent sexual or close intimate contact with another man. Public health efforts should prioritize gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men, who are currently disproportionately affected.
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Black, Hispanic people disproportionately affected by Monkeypox: CDC

Photo: Getty ImagesBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately affected by monkeypox amid a global outbreak, according to an analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), per CNN.Among the 2,891 cases reported in the U.S. as of July 22, 54% were among Black and Hispanic people despite making up 34% of the general U.S. population, the agency says. Researchers also revealed that cases among Black people have jumped …

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Black, Hispanic People Disproportionately Affected By Monkeypox: CDC

Photo: Getty ImagesBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately affected by monkeypox amid a global outbreak, according to an analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), per CNN.Among the 2,891 cases reported in the U.S. as of July 22, 54% were among Black and Hispanic people despite making up 34% of the general U.S. population, the agency says. Researchers also revealed that cases among Black people have jumped …

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Black, Hispanic People Disproportionately Affected By Monkeypox: CDC

Photo: Getty ImagesBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately affected by monkeypox amid a global outbreak, according to an analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), per CNN.Among the 2,891 cases reported in the U.S. as of July 22, 54% were among Black and Hispanic people despite making up 34% of the general U.S. population, the agency says. Researchers also revealed that cases among Black people have jumped …

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