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Biden’s Monkeypox Czar Seems … Interesting

Demetre Daskalakis

At a glance

  • Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, President Biden’s new monkeypox coordinator, got a lot of attention with comments about the disease Sept. 7.
  • Daskalakis seemed to suggest that there are “men who have sex with men” who are not gay or transgender.
  • While his comments sparked commentary, photos of the good doctor tweeted after his presser went viral.



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