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Illinois Has Third Most Monkeypox Cases

The state of Illinois has declared Monkeypox a public health emergency. Dr. Sameer Vohra, the new acting director of the Illinois Department of Public Health says they are acting quickly to get more vaccines to individuals in the state who need them.



Illinois currently has 520 presumptive cases of Monkeypox – the third most in the country. And the state has 7,000 vaccines on hand and 13,000 more are expected to arrive soon.

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