monkeypox list

Last Updated 2 weeks Ago

Is public health crisis in the US?

The nation has received 1.1 million doses of the monkeypox vaccination, including 737,000 doses in the last few days, according to White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Monday.

When asked if President Joe Biden intended to proclaim a national public health emergency, Jean-Pierre responded that it was up to Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra to make that decision.

However, she added that “we are evaluating every policy option to help terminate this pandemic.” It is crucial and significant to us.

There is no such thing as gay illness. However, LGBTQ leaders assert that both homosexual men and other people need additional assistance.

Biden appoints senior figures from the CDC and FEMA to coordinate the fight against an outbreak of monkeypox.

Although monkeypox rarely results in significant illness, it can cause hospitalization or even death. Close physical touch is how the virus spreads. Health officials emphasize that although the virus may infect anyone, some communities are being affected by the current outbreak more than others, particularly men who have sex with men.

Monkeypox list according to state

According to CDC data from Tuesday, August 2, below is the status of confirmed cases in all states and territories of the United States.

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  • Alabama: 19
  • Alaska: 1
  • Arizona: 80
  • Arkansas: 5
  • California: 8296
  • Colorado: 53
  • Connecticut: 39
  • Delaware: 5
  • District of Columbia: 248
  • Florida: 480
  • Georgia: 45
  • Hawaii: 10
  • Idaho: 5
  • Illinois: 533
  • Indiana: 58
  • Iowa: 10
  • Kansas: 1
  • Kentucky: 8
  • Louisiana: 56
  • Maine: 1
  • Maryland: 149
  • Massachusetts: 134
  • Michigan: 34
  • Minnesota: 38
  • Mississippi: 4
  • Missouri: 13
  • Montana: No confirmed cases reported by the CDC yet.
  • Nebraska: 10
  • Nevada: 25
  • New Hampshire: 13
  • New Jersey: 155
  • New Mexico: 10
  • New York: 1617
  • North Carolina: 69
  • North Dakota: 1
  • Ohio: 30
  • Oklahoma: 10
  • Oregon: 74
  • Pennsylvania: 170
  • Puerto Rico: 19
  • Rhode Island: 24
  • South Carolina: 23
  • South Dakota: 1
  • Tennessee: 37
  • Texas: 485
  • Utah: 37
  • Vermont: 1
  • Virginia: 105
  • Washington: 123
  • West Virginia: 3
  • Wisconsin: 19
  • Wyoming: No confirmed cases reported by the CDC yet.

States Declare a Monkeypox Emrgency

California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a state of emergency on Monday, and Governor J.B. Pritzker of Illinois deemed the epidemic a public health emergency. When an emergency is declared, resources like vaccination delivery are expanded.

Newsom said in a statement on Monday that “we’ll continue to work with the federal government to get more vaccines, raise awareness about minimising risk, and stand with the LGBTQ community combating stigmatization.”