House Oversight Chair To HHS: Immediately Declare Monkeypox PHE

By Jessica Karins / August 1, 2022 at 4:58 PM
HHS should immediately declare monkeypox a public health emergency, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, urged HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra in a letter sent Friday (July 29). Maloney represents parts of New York City, which is one of the hardest-hit areas in the current monkeypox outbreak. “In doing so, your Department will be able to access crucial emergency funds to empower a more robust response at every level of government,” Maloney wrote ...

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