Monkeypox: Monkeypox virus is terrorizing the world. Monkeypox also created a stir in America. A health emergency has been imposed in New York, the financial capital of the superpower America, in the wake of the outbreak of monkeypox. Mayor Eric Adams, Health and Mental Hygiene Division Commissioner Ashwin Vasan said that this decision was taken for the welfare of the one and a half million people of the city. There are currently 1,400 monkeypox cases across New York State. The city has become the epicenter of the virus. Due to this, a public health emergency has been declared in view of public health. On the other hand, measures are being taken to speed up the distribution of the vaccine.
Moreover, Mayor Eric Adams revealed that this emergency will take effect immediately. In this order, the DOHMH stated that besides issuing emergency orders under the New York City Health Code, it has also taken relief measures to bring the disease under control. It is known that the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global public health emergency due to the rapid spread of monkeypox cases. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the outbreak of monkeypox represents a global public health emergency. At present, more than 16 thousand monkeypox cases have been reported in 75 countries.