Dr. Jim Neid, an infectious disease specialist with the Medical Center of Aurora, said he had tried to avoid the continued news reports about monkeypox and the fear the reports are creating.

After more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, talk of another virus spreading across the nation may have Americans concerned and rightfully so. However, recent medical issues making national headlines are not to the level of COVID, Neid said.

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