The United States is expected to declare monkeypox a public health emergency to help build the federal response.
According to CNN, the Biden administration is planning to declare monkeypox a public health emergency as early as Thursday. It would be an announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services.
The U.S. public health officials are working with the Biden administration to develop a plan to use the public health emergency authorities so that the process for distributing the vaccine can speed up, according to Politico.
Check back for more on this developing story.
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