This week, the Director for the Center of Infection and Immunity with the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, Dr. W Ian Lipkin, joins Abby in the classroom to explain the Monkeypox virus.

Dr. Lipkin explains the origins of monkeypox and who’s eligible to receive the vaccine for the virus. Later, Dr. Lipkin shares the most important piece of information to know about the virus: how it spreads.

Keep up with Abby after class on Twitter: @abbyhornacek