Gov. Pritzker declares monkeypox virus outbreak in Illinois a Public Health Emergency


CHICAGO (CBS) -- Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Monday declared the monkeypox virus a public health emergency, and declared Illinois a disaster area regarding the disease. The declaration applies statewide, and will allow the Illinois Department of Public Health to coordinate logistics so as to aid in the distribution vaccines, and in treatment and prevention efforts. The declaration will also ...

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