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The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) reports closely monitoring a recent resurgence of Mpox cases in the city.

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It is noted that it’s nowhere near the number of cases seen at the height of the outbreak last summer, there have been 13 cases (12 confirmed, one probable) reported to CDPH over the past three weeks. Some of those new cases are among people who had been fully vaccinated.

No vaccine is 100 percent effective, but vaccination is our best defense against the spread of Mpox, and vaccination helps lower the chances of serious illness and hospitalization.

This report comes on the same day the World Health Organization declared the Mpox outbreak is no longer a global health emergency.