Xavier Becerra , Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services , said on Thursday that the monkeypox epidemic in the United States is a public health emergency . After the emergency was declared, it was decided to coordinate national health services in order to accelerate vaccination studies and provide necessary tests and treatments against the epidemic.
Last month , the World Health Organization declared the monkeypox epidemic a global health emergency. In the USA, a state of emergency was declared in cities where the epidemic spread rapidly, including California , New York and Illinois. As a result of prolonged pressure from the US government, the monkeypox epidemic was declared a state of health emergency across the country.
More than 6600 Cases of Monkeypox Have Been Encountered in the USA!
Monkey pox, which is one of the sexually transmitted diseases, has been found in many countries around the world. More than 6600 cases of monkeypox have been recorded so far in the United States, one of the most affected countries . There has been no death due to monkeypox in America yet.
Scientists have developed effective treatment and vaccine methods against the monkeypox epidemic . America wants to prevent the epidemic, especially with vaccination studies applied to people who are at high risk of contracting the disease.