Maryland officials said Tuesday that they continue to press federal sources for limited doses of the monkeypox vaccine and keep close tabs on the rising cases in the state, but with just over 2% of the country’s total infections, Gov. Larry Hogan has not followed other states in declaring it a health emergency. Maryland has 129 cases, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, below the infections recorded in three states that have declared emergencies that give leaders extra powers to protect residents.
Maryland pushes for more monkeypox vaccine from federal authorities
August 3, 2022