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California’s Monkeypox Response Builds on COVID Lessons, But Faults Still Occur

CalMatters / Times of San Diego

Recent monkeypox headlines paint the picture of a country and state in crisis, struggling to apply lessons learned from the past two and a half years of COVID-19 response. However, scientists, public health leaders, and physicians who spoke with CalMatters said infrastructure and resources augmented during the COVID-19 pandemic have aided the monkeypox response. Still, it has its faults.