New York: USA declares monkey pox outbreak a public health emergency.
Monkey pox is now endemic in more than 70 countries, including India, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently declared the spread of monkey pox as an international public health emergency.
Similarly, a state of emergency has been declared in the US state of California to prevent the spread of monkey pox. Earlier in California, states of emergency were first declared in New York and Illinois.
In this case, the United States has declared the monkey pox outbreak a public health emergency. The country’s health secretary has announced that monkey pox has been declared a public health emergency in order to mobilize additional funding and medical treatment to combat the spread of the disease.
As of Wednesday, 6,600 people in the United States have been infected with monkeypox. It has been reported that an emergency has been declared across the country to intensify health measures. Reuters news agency confirmed this information.