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Ayanna Pressley, Seth Moulton lead call to Charlie Baker to declare monkeypox a public health emergency, as Massachusetts reports 45 new cases

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The state's congressional legislators are calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to declare the growing monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency, as state health officials on Thursday reported another one-week high of 45 new cases.
With the Bay State reporting the 13th most monkeypox infections in the country, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and Congressman Seth Moulton led the federal delegation in urging Baker to declare the outbreak a public health emergency - one week after the Biden administration declared the virus a national public health emergency.
“By doing so at the state level, you...
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