Editorial: Deja virus: Monkeypox curve-bending failures are too close to COVID-19 for comfort

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New York Daily News

This time, the virus with a curve that must be bent is caught not by breathing in shared air, but via skin-to-skin contact. This time, a visible rash and lesions make it easier to identify potential carriers. This time, doctors have decades of experience tending to patients and containing spread and a vaccine from day one. Despite all these ingrained advantages, leaders’ failure to interrupt the rapid rise of monkeypox in America and in New York, the early epicenter once more, has felt achingly familiar to early struggles with COVID-19. As the city and state now declare a public health emergen…

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