Republicans Demand Faster Monkeypox Response, But No Mandates

By Jessica Karins / August 9, 2022 at 6:53 PM
The Biden administration’s response to monkeypox has been too slow and shows inadequate preparation for disease, Republican leaders on the House Energy & Commerce Committee say in a letter to HHS Xavier Becerra, but they also urge the administration to avoid the kind of lockdowns and mandates that took place at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the extremely negative consequences that lockdowns had on our society, particularly on the economy and our mental...

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