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Emergency Legal Preparedness: Monkeypox

August 5, 2022

Overview

This Primer outlines key legal and policy guidance since the inception of the Monkeypox outbreak and resulting public health emergency responses, including:
»     A brief snapshot of epidemiologic and medical developments
»     U.S. legal preparedness, response, and recovery efforts
»    Public health emergency declarations and powers
»    Access to additional resources/Ask the Network

This Primer provides key information on the public health emergency response to Monkeypox. For more information about the contents or subject matter of this Primer, please contact James G. Hodge, Jr., Director at the Network—Western Region Office.

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