HHS Declares Monkeypox Virus in U.S. a Public Health Emergency

Published: 08/05/2022

  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has declared the ongoing spread of monkeypox virus in the United States a Public Health Emergency (PHE). This action will further strengthen and accelerate the Biden-Harris Administration’s response to the continued, rapid transmission of monkeypox in the U.S. and globally, and signals the seriousness and urgency with which the Administration is responding.

The PHE declaration is in concert with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) wo

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