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20 Monkeypox Cases In Missouri, Ranks 32nd Nationally

Missouri is now reporting 20 monkeypox cases statewide. 

State health officials have allocated 19-hundred vials of vaccine for monkeypox to be distributed by St. Louis County’s health department, which is acting as a central distribution center for the region and the rest of the state as needed. 

Missouri ranks 32nd in the number of monkeypox cases nationwide, a relatively low ranking. Neighboring state Illinois ranks sixth with 771 cases. 

The state of New York ranks the highest with two thousand-295 cases, followed by California, Florida, Georgia, and Texas.

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