U.S. senators criticize federal health officials for lagging monkeypox response

By: - September 15, 2022 4:00 am
Dr. Anthony Fauci

In this photo from January 2022, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal pandemic response. The committee called Fauci back Wednesday to answer questions about the federal response to another public health crisis: monkeypox. (Shawn Thew/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.