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Canada’s top doctor explains why monkeypox hasn’t been declared emergency

Canada's chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam explained Friday why, unlike the U.S., the country has not declared monkeypox an emergency, saying it had mechanisms already in place to tackle the outbreak. She said unlike the U.S., there's a different approach in terms of accessing authorities and funding in Canada and provinces are able to declare crises or emergencies at their own levels.