California public health officials ramp up efforts to address monkeypox outbreaks with more vaccines on the way
As monkeypox cases rise across California, state officials in California are ramping up their efforts to acquire vaccine doses and educate the public on the disease. - CDC/Getty Images/Getty Images North America/TNS

As monkeypox cases rise across California, state officials in California are ramping up their efforts to acquire vaccine doses and educate the public on the disease. California Department of Public Health Director Dr. Tomas Aragon revealed Friday that the state has received 37,169 monkeypox vaccine doses from the federal government and that more than 25,000 of those had already been distributed to local public health departments. Aragon said he expects the federal government to send an additional 72,000 doses to California in the coming days and weeks. As of Friday morning, the state had recor...