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Monkeypox cases dropping, a good sign but not a complete picture

Cases of monkeypox have been dropping both here locally and around the country. It's welcome news, but public health officials say we can't predict the future. King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin thinks the drop is a good sign, if not a complete picture.

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Vivian McCall is a former KNKX reporter, producer and host. She previously spent eight years as a reporter in Chicago, where she wrote for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ public radio.