First, we have this forecast from May which projected that everyone in the world would have monkeypox by the end of June. Not a parody.
Self-described epidemiologist, nutritionist and health economist:
Dr Eric Feigl-Ding noted on Tuesday that the expected number of monkeypox cases by August is 100,000 worldwide and urged the World Health Organization to take action.
Source: CDC activates emergency operations unit for monkeypox | Monkeypox | The Guardian
As of Sep 15, 2022, there are about 50,000 cases world wide.
Monkeypox cases cross 50,000-mark across the world: WHO (timesnownews.com)
According to the CDC, cases in the U.S. are trending downwards – hope that continues.
“Cases are down about 40% in the United States, an NBC News analysis finds. The seven-day average of new reported cases had a daily average of 281 on Aug. 31, down from 465 on Aug. 10.”U.S. Monkeypox Cases Are Declining (usnews.com)
Yet another expert projection bites the dust. Always wrong but at least they are scary.