Poll: 1 in 5 Americans Say They Are Worried About Getting Monkeypox

Poll: 1 in 5 Americans Say They Are Worried About Getting Monkeypox


Roughly 20 percent of Americans said they fear catching monkeypox, according to an Annenberg Public Policy Center survey released on Friday.

In contrast, 81 percent of 1,580 U.S. adults surveyed between July 12-18 are “not too worried” or “not at all worried” about catching monkeypox. The margin of sampling error is ±3.3 percent at the 95 percent confidence level. 

As of July 28, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recorded approximately 4,907 monkeypox cases in the United States, and the World Health Organization (WHO) said this week that 98 percent of cases detected since the outbreaks have been among men who have sex with men.

Regardless, when Americans were asked whether the CDC advises that men who have sex with men are at higher

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