Monkeypox: ‘Everybody should be concerned,’ says Joe Biden

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The US president has said the recent cases of monkeypox identified in Europe and the US were something ‘to be concerned about.’ In his first public comments on the disease, the US president added: ‘It is a concern in that if it were to spread it would be consequential.’ 

Biden was asked about the disease as he spoke to reporters at Osan airbase in South Korea, where he visited troops before taking off for Japan to continue his first trip to Asia as president

Biden says ‘everybody’ should be concerned about spread of monkeypox

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