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Illinois Gov. declares state of emergency over monkeypox

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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a proclamation declaring the monkeypox virus a public health emergency and declaring the state of Illinois a disaster area regarding the disease. Illinois currently has reported 419 confirmed cases, according to the CDC. The declaration, which applies to the entire state, allows the Illinois Department of Public Health to utilize resources for coordinating logistics.
2 months ago·Sacramento, United States

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The IndependentThe Independent

Illinois becomes third state to declare monkeypox public health emergency

Illinois is the third state with most infections after reporting 520 cases, roughly 9 per cent of the 5,811 nationally

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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California Governor Declares State of Emergency for Monkeypox Outbreak

California is now the third U.S. state, after New York and Illinois, and the largest in the country to issue a monkeypox emergency declaration.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Monkeypox State Of Emergency Declared In Three US States

Rising monkeypox cases have resulted in three states declaring a state of emergency within the past week. In response to an ongoing monkeypox outbreak, California declared a state of emergency Monday to bolster its vaccination efforts.

2 months ago·United States
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CBS NewsCBS News

Gov. Pritzker declares monkeypox virus outbreak in Illinois a Public Health Emergency

The proclamation takes effect immediately and will remain in place for 30 days.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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California governor declares monkeypox emergency

California Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency over monkeypox in a move aimed at bolstering vaccination efforts to slow the spread of an outbreak that has infected more than 5,800 Americans.

2 months ago·Ireland
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The HillThe Hill

Illinois Gov. declares state of emergency over monkeypox

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) on Monday declared a state of emergency over monkeypox in order to “expand the resources” needed to combat the current outbreak. “The Monkeypox Vir…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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