As monkeypox spreads, travelers may be concerned about the risk to their health.

But with travel demand high as the coronavirus pandemic eases, Dr. Michael Phillips, chief epidemiologist at NYU Langone Health, said those looking to take a trip should not worry.

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared monkeypox a global health emergency over the weekend, and  more than 18,000 cases have been confirmed around the world, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And while more than 17,800 of those cases are in “countries that have not historically reported monkeypox,” according to the CDC, Phillips

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