In NY1: Levine discusses monkeypox, polio and primaries

As monkeypox is ramping up throughout New York City, Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine compared the city’s response to when the COVID-19 outbreak occurred.

“It’s so frustrating, Bobby, that we’re seeing a repeat of some of the exact mistakes that we made in some of the early days of COVID, on testing, on vaccination, on treatment, again,” he told Bobby Cuza on “Inside City Hall” Thursday.

Levine emphasized that the city hasn’t received enough vaccinations, which he said the federal government is responsible for.

“We still haven’t come anywhere near vaccinating the full population of people who are at risk, who are eligible,” he said.

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