3 states declare states of emergency amid monkeypox outbreak in US

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ABC News’ Dr. Jen Ashton discusses the precautions we should be taking to prevent monkeypox infections and if this could turn into another global health emergency.

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Tyler Jakubowski August 2, 2022 - 11:26 PM

You guys really need to STOP STIGMATIZING the gay community! What you’re doing is spreading dangerous misinformation about a marginalized group of people. If you did your research you’d know that ANYONE can get monkeypox simply from touching an individual who’s infected. STOP USING TOXIC RHETORIC!

bellagirl girl August 2, 2022 - 11:33 PM

Mpox doesn't transmit as easily as covid, but covid is a "10" on a scale of 10. MPox spreads fairly easily — just look at how quickly it has spread around the U.S. since it arrived! Anyone that has it should self-isolate / quarantine to stop the spread. WHY aren't the "health experts" saying this?? There aren't enough MPox vaccines, so self-isolation is the only way to help stop it.

LIGHTNINGMEDIACO August 2, 2022 - 11:36 PM

Fear mongering… Bc this should be PSA for sodomites

Michael Spencer August 2, 2022 - 11:38 PM

People you all should still be staying home if you want to be safe.

Linda Hodgdon August 2, 2022 - 11:39 PM

Well.. Must be time for another election.

serecna August 2, 2022 - 11:41 PM

n the past, scholars gave the rules that should be given in Islam. They don't do that nowadays. People do not want these from scholars. People don't research…

Daddy Resonance August 2, 2022 - 11:42 PM

It's time to turn your Tv off folks.

Luke’s Games August 2, 2022 - 11:43 PM

I know this is a serious situation but , I have something to say……

♡Misha♡ August 2, 2022 - 11:47 PM

Do y'all think we'll have another lockdown?

AtomicEy August 2, 2022 - 11:48 PM

Hah MonkeyPox what a cute name you've chosen

D S August 2, 2022 - 11:48 PM

Came home for a late lunch and was channel surfing gma3 had influencer Bretman Rock on … I can see why parents are veryy concerned about their kids, social media, school grooming etc. OMG in what world is this stuff normal?

GateKeeper August 2, 2022 - 11:51 PM

Scare us so we don't reproduce.

Grant Morrey August 2, 2022 - 11:52 PM

Pete buttigieg should be the monkey pox coordinator. I know he would do a great job!

Ronald Beck August 2, 2022 - 11:55 PM

Global health emergency? Really?
If you can get the pox from doing a particular non hetero thing.
Don't do that thing …
Global health emergency resolved !

Midnight Sky August 2, 2022 - 11:55 PM


William Terry Masters August 2, 2022 - 11:55 PM

If you do not Believe GOD and our Father made us before were in the womb your free will

William Terry Masters August 2, 2022 - 11:57 PM

I can’t wait to see what happens when you people see the One Christ you never saw before

Lawrence Terrell August 2, 2022 - 11:58 PM

This is the government way of curbing inflation having another lockdown that requires many people back on unemployment and fixed income, it just a matter of time this is 2020 all over again.

Aka TGIF August 3, 2022 - 12:00 AM

Spread via respiratory droplets haha 😄 those words will go over the heads the typical adult in America

MARK BN August 3, 2022 - 12:00 AM

Is it true if you eat a bananas you won't get monkey pox ? 😂😂😂

Aka TGIF August 3, 2022 - 12:00 AM

spread by respiratory droplets 😁

Lone Wolf August 3, 2022 - 12:02 AM

It doesn't surprise me. California is full super cricket people. Good thing I'm straight. It pays and saves your life to be straight.

jim wynn August 3, 2022 - 12:04 AM

Just wait til children go back to school.

Ronald August 3, 2022 - 12:05 AM

🙄 she had to emphasize “men who have sex with men” . . .

Illegally Stalked August 3, 2022 - 12:08 AM

Ive got it. Only symptom i have is a strong desire to swing from the fire escape while eating bananas.

Slow Ride August 3, 2022 - 12:11 AM

Promiscuous sex, the Bible tells you there are Consequences for this. Nothing good comes from sleeping with multiple partners, or sex for the good times… You get diseases, fatherless children, murdered in the womb children. The clues are right in front of you, but you just can't see. Jesus is the only way.

Chris V. August 3, 2022 - 12:13 AM

Just in time for those midterms!!!!🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬

Chris V. August 3, 2022 - 12:14 AM

Keep those borders open !!!!!!

Juan Diaz August 3, 2022 - 12:15 AM

Theres no Prep for monkey pox

S & S Homesteading August 3, 2022 - 12:19 AM

That damn schlong covid will get you every time

Tomas SoyWeyvon August 3, 2022 - 12:20 AM

Pediatric cases?….Hmmmmm…..who are their Parents

Jess Rivera August 3, 2022 - 12:24 AM

Democratic states

Lorelai Jensen August 3, 2022 - 12:32 AM

Here we go, just gonna repeat 2020 all over again

Matt Dreyer August 3, 2022 - 12:36 AM

Let ke guess all blue state

L E August 3, 2022 - 12:36 AM

Midterm monkey pox virus.

Travis Cornell August 3, 2022 - 12:39 AM

"Well, we've got another national election to steal, and C hin a V iru s panic is waning. We need something else to scare people into submitting to Marxist Authoritarianism.
MonkeyPox might do. If not, we'll find something else. It'll work again, because people are stupid."
– Dr. Jen "Mengele" Ashton

Xyleryx August 3, 2022 - 12:46 AM

Just in time for elections

TJ Cummings August 3, 2022 - 1:07 AM

monkeypox is the new herpes