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California leaders decry federal response to monkeypox crisis, call on state for resources

Backed by a slew of public health leaders and politicians on the state and local level, state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, led the first meeting of the California Legislature’s new Senate Select Committee on Monkeypox on Tuesday afternoon. This spring, the viral disease rapidly made its way from central and West Africa to the […]