Federal officials declare a public health emergency for monkeypox

More than 6,600 monkeypox cases have been reported in the United States, including 5 in Idaho, according to the CDC

By: - August 4, 2022 2:46 pm
patient receives monkeypox vaccine

A person receives a dose of the monkeypox vaccine at a pop-up vaccination clinic opened by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health at the West Hollywood Library on Aug. 3, 2022. California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on Aug. 1 over the monkeypox outbreak, which continues to grow globally. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.