Monkey pox: US declares public health emergency

This decision will make it possible in particular to deploy more personnel to fight against the disease.

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Lhe United States declared a public health emergency for the monkeypox epidemic 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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