DeSantis Says Politicians Are Overreacting to Monkeypox

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis accused fellow politicians of stoking fear in the United States over the monkeypox outbreak. Govs. Kathy Hochul, Gavin Newsom and J.B. Pritzker — all Democrats from New York, California and Illinois, respectively — have declared states of emergency over the spread of monkeypox. “I am so sick of politicians, and we saw this with Covid, trying to sow fear into the population” DeSantis said, “We’re not doing fear.”