The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to make monkeypox a nationally notifiable condition, directing states across the country to share surveillance data, including case numbers, according to a senior administration official and two other people with knowledge of the situation.
The move, which comes more than two months after monkeypox began spreading in the United States, offers the CDC a better understanding of how far and fast the virus is spreading. Every state will have to report a confirmed or probable monkeypox case within 24 hours, the letter states.
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This will allow the CDC to more closely monitor Monkeypox across the country. All states will have to submit data within a 24 hour time framehttps://t.co/7YESbH1DeE
— Erin Banco (@ErinBanco) July 27, 2022