“The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (HHS) issued a response on Thursday to the Monkeypox Outbreak. HHS has been under scrutiny by LGBTQ+ health care providers, LGBTQ+ advocacy groups, state lawmakers and members of Congress for what has been termed an anemic response to the burgeoning health crisis.

Prevention, testing, and lack of sufficient quantities of the JYNNEOS Smallpox (Monkeypox) Vaccine, which is manufactured solely by the Danish Bavarian Nordic A/S company in Denmark have been points of contention.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as of earlier this week released data that showed there were 2,323 confirmed cases nationwide.

In a statement Thursday HHS responded…”

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