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CDC reported over 4,900 monkeypox cases in the US
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CDC reported over 4,900 monkeypox cases in the US

US reports over 4.9k monkeypox cases. San Francisco declares public health emergency.

Where: United States

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On Thursday, San Francisco declared a public health emergency due to a rising number of monkeypox cases in the city. NY declared Monkeypox an “imminent threat to public health.”
On July 28th, the CDC reported over 4,900 confirmed monkeypox cases in the US.
Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) stated, “Monkeypox is a public health crisis, and we need to treat it as such. In San Francisco alone, we have 222 cases – one of the highest rates in the United States.”
On Wednesday, the Biden administration announced that an additional 786,000 doses of the JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine would be made available across the country.
The additional doses will add to the 300,000 vaccine doses already distributed across the country this month, bringing the total to 1.1 million. Officials said the vaccine allocations would be announced on Thursday.

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