A monkeypox outbreak continues to expand in countries across the world, including in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has partnered with state and local officials to initiate an emergency response to the cases. On Friday, top health officials met to discuss how they have addressed the outbreak so far. AIC's Director of Health Services Kaelly Miller told Western Mass News that although monkeypox cases are expanding into the United States, it is an endemic virus in several countries. Miller discussed symptoms and further information regarding the virus with Western Mass News.