US declares monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency

The United States declared a public health emergency over the monkeypox outbreak on Thursday, a decision that should free up funds, facilitate data collection and deploy more personnel to fight the disease.

“We are ready to step up our response to the virus and call on all Americans to take monkeypox seriously and do what is necessary to help us fight the virus,” said the Secretary of State. Health Xavier Becerra.

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