Heres how the US handled its first ever monkeypox outbreak – Business Insider

  • Monkeypox is a rare disease that is usually found in Central and West Africa.
  • It has recently been detected across Europe and in North America, including in the United States. 
  • The US suffered its first monkeypox outbreak in 2003.

Monkeypox is a rare disease that is usually found in Central and West Africa and is detected among those who have traveled there.

However, at least a dozen cases have been detected across Europe and in North America this month, leaving experts scrambling to investigate the spread. 

Here’s how the United States dealt with its first-ever monkeypox outbreak in 2003.