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Washington State's King County Declares Monkey Pox a Public Health Emergency

Washington State’s King County Declares Monkey Pox a Public Health Emergency

The proclamation, effective immediately, will help boost local health officials’ response efforts to the outbreak, including by allowing more flexibility in hiring and contracting protocols and helping to get vaccines delivered as soon as possible. more doses are available. According to a provincial monkeypox webpage, vaccine stocks are “very limited” at the moment. “While the …

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King County declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

King County declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

King County officially declared the local monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency Friday afternoon as infections continue to rise in Seattle and other parts of the state. “We are fortunate to have one of the best public health organizations in the nation here in King County, and today’s action ensures they will have all the …

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