Biden Backtracks After Saying Monkeypox Is High Concern

An unprecedented global spread of monkeypox has the CDC on alert. Over the weekend, President Biden said everyone should be concerned about the virus, but during his trip to Asia, he said it was not “a kind of concern consistent with Covid-19.” Though monkeypox is rare, it is potentially a severe viral illness, and the World Health Organization has identified 200 confirmed or suspected cases in 12 Western countries.

» Subscribe to NBC News:
» Watch more NBC video:

NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features,,, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties. We deliver the best in breaking news, live video coverage, original journalism and segments from your favorite NBC News Shows.

Connect with NBC News Online!
NBC News App:
Breaking News Alerts:
Visit NBCNews.Com:
Find NBC News on Facebook:
Follow NBC News on Twitter:

#NBCNews #WhiteHouse #Monkeypox

You May Also Like