Monkeypox Has Been Declared a Public Health Emergency in Illinois. Here’s What That Means for Residents – NBC Chicago

Monkeypox Has Been Declared a Public Health Emergency in Illinois.  Here’s What That Means for Residents – NBC Chicago

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Monday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, classifying the state as a “disaster area” in regards to the disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Illinois is the state with the third-highest number of reported monkeypox infections reportedat 520. New York has the most reported cases, at … Read more

Illinois Declares Monkeypox Public Health Emergency, Pritzker Announces – NBC Chicago

Illinois Declares Monkeypox Public Health Emergency, Pritzker Announces – NBC Chicago

Citing the continued spread of the monkeypox outbreak, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker declared the virus a public health emergency Monday, classifying Illinois as a “disaster area” in regard to the disease. The announcement follows a rise in case numbers across the state, with more than 500 infections, according to the latest numbers provided by the … Read more