Financial Association August 5th (Edit Xia Junxiong)Local time on Thursday (August 4), the US Department of Health and Public Services officially announced that monkey acne epidemic constituted a public health incident. The last time the United States announced that the emergency state of public health was in January 2020, when it was to cope with the new crown pneumonia.
Since the first case of monkey acne in the United States in mid -May, the epidemic of the monkey acne has spread rapidly in the United States. At present, more than 6,600 suspected or confirmed cases have been found in the United States. Except for Montana and Wyoming, the remaining 48 states in the United States reported the case of monkey acne.
The WHO announced last month that the epidemic of monkey acne was listed as "internationally concerned about emergencies in public health", which is the highest -level alarm of the organization. According to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a total of 87 countries have reported more than 26,000 cases of acne cases, while the United States accounts for 25%of the total number of cases in the world.
U.S. President Bynden appointed Robert Fenton on Tuesday as a national monkey acne coordinator. Fenton will be responsible for coordinating the federal government's monkey acne epidemic.
Due to failure to cope with the epidemic of the monkey acne, the Bayeng government was severely criticized by some public health experts. Scientists are worried that if they do not take action to control the epidemic, the acne may be permanently spread in the United States.
The regions with severe American acne epidemic include New York, California, Dezhou, Florida, Illinois, Georgia and Washington Special Economic Zone. Among them, New York, California, and Illinois have announced an emergency before the federal government, before the federal government has entered an emergency before the federal government. state.
Although members of Congress and local communities have criticized the federal government's reaction speed, the Minister of Health and Public Services, Xavier Becerra, argued last week that the department has made every effort to increase resources to cope with the epidemic.
Becerra said that states need to do more work to prevent monkeys from spreading, and he also called on Congress to approve funds to support the epidemic.