Monkeypox cases dropping globally. US cases down for past two weeks.

Global cases of the monkeypox virus dropped 21 percent compared to the week before, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.  Most of the decline occurred in Europe.

In the US, new cases have dropped 25 percent in the past two weeks.  That is per the Washington Post.  Health officials in New York City say cases are on the decline there.

While most health leaders are encouraged and optimistic about the downward trend, they also advice that the threat is still not over.