As if the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t given travelers enough to worry about, monkeypox was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization last month. The Biden administration declared the outbreak a public health emergency on Thursday.
With more than 26,000 monkeypox cases reported around the globe as of Aug. 4, travelers may be wondering how worried they should be about the virus. Here is what you need to know about monkeypox when traveling and how to protect yourself from the virus.
What to know about monkeypox symptoms and treatments
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Airlines: Modern airplane food | Family seating | Battery fire | Middle seat fans | Phone calls on flights | Airport glow-up | Delta lounges | Private jet travel | Frontier pass | First class seats | RIP, Spirit | Delta’s ‘parallel reality’ | WiFi improves | Confronting unruly passengers | Fare sales | It’s physically impossible to open a plane door | Wheelchair damage | Protections for passengers with disabilities
Destinations: Spanish nomad visa | Faster customs | Real-life White Lotus | Misbehavior at national parks | Disney CEO comeback | World heritage sites | Japan’s reopening | Disney adults | Scariest places | New Bali visa | Revised Cuba policy | Disney prices | Passport-free travel | Mexico shooting | Moving to Rome
Airbnb: Is there an ‘Airbnbust?’ | CEO is hosting | Fees and chores | ‘Slave cabin’ apology | No more parties | Covid refund policy ends | Accidental break-in | Pet-friendly additions | Cleaning fees
On the road: Tracing the Great Migration | Resort fee crackdown | Hotel room lights | Greyhound road trip | Green hotels | How environmentalists travel | Road trips with pets | Road trips with babies