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  • Source:

    NBC New York
    August 11, 2022

    Doc to Doc: NBC’s Dr. John Torres talks with Dr. Jason Zucker about the current monkeypox outbreak.

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    Spectrum News NY1
    August 7, 2022

    Dr. Jason Zucker, an adult and pediatric infectious diseases physician at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, joins Rocco Vertuccio on NY1 Sunday morning to discuss the latest monkeypox news.

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    CUIMC Update
    August 17, 2022

    Three infectious disease experts at Columbia University Irving Medical Center presented the latest updates on monkeypox at a briefing Aug. 16, 2022, for CUIMC faculty, staff, and students.