The Last Updated 16 Hours Ago
Is there a public health crisis in the United States?
According to White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, the nation has received 1.1 million doses of monkeypox vaccination, including 737,000 doses in the last few days.
When asked whether President Joe Biden intended to declare a national public health emergency, Jean-Pierre replied that it is up to Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra to make that decision.
Despite this, she added that we are considering every policy possibility to help stop this epidemic. It is crucial and important to us.
There is no such thing as homosexual illness. However, LGBTQ leaders argue that both homosexual men and other individuals require additional help.
Biden appoints senior officials from the CDC and FEMA to coordinate the fight against an outbreak of monkeypox.
Although monkeypox does not typically result in significant illness, it can result in hospitalization or even death. The virus's transmission via close physical touch is how it is made. Health authorities emphasize that although the virus may infect everyone, some communities are being affected more by the current outbreak, particularly men who have sex with men.
According to state, monkeypox vaccines are listed.
According to CDC data from Tuesday, August 2, below is the status of confirmed cases in all states and territories of the United States.
States Declare a Monkeypox Emrgency
On Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a state of emergency, and Governor J.B. Pritzker of Illinois declared the epidemic a public health emergency. When an emergency is declared, resources like vaccination delivery are expanded.
Newsom said in a statement on Monday that the company will continue to work with the government to obtain more vaccines, increase public awareness about danger reduction, and stand with the LGBTQ community in combating stigmatization.