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Monkeypox symptoms and stigma as DC cases spike

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows D.C. leads the nation in the number of monkeypox cases per capita. Today, we hear from Dr. Tara Palmore – professor of infectious diseases at George Washington University – about the disease’s symptoms and spread, the local response, and the harmful stigma attached to monkeypox. And, as the District’s health system works to vaccinate at-risk communities and keep the disease at bay, we hear from one D.C. resident about why he got the shot.