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FILE - This 1997 image provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the right arm and torso of a patient, whose skin displayed a number of lesions due to what had been an active case of monkeypox. As health authorities in Europe and elsewhere roll out vaccines and drugs to stamp out the biggest monkeypox outbreak beyond Africa, in 2022, some doctors are acknowledging an ugly reality: The resources to slow the disease's spread have long been available, just not to the Africans who have dealt with it for decades. (CDC via AP, File)

CDC probes 10 possible US monkeypox cases this week

The CDC is investigating a suspected case of monkeypox in Georgia along with two new cases in New York City. On Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Health said it’s looking into the Peach State’s first possible case of monkeypox in a man with a history of international travel.