The U.S. has officially declared monkeypox a public health emergency. With 6,600 cases and counting, the declaration is expected to free up additional funding and tools to fight the virus. (Reuters)

Spain has reported its first hepatitis deaths in children. The unknown origin of acute hepatitis, or liver inflammation, in children is being monitored by world health officials. (AP)

Polioviruses have been found in wastewater samples in two New York counties. In Rockland County, a man in his 20s reportedly got polio, according to local health officials. (STAT)

Near-total abortion bans have been reinstated in Kentucky. Abortions have once again stopped in the state after an appeals court reinstated a ban of all abortions from the moment of conception. (ABC News)

CVS plans to acquire a primary-care company by the end of 2022. The company said it hopes to acquire or take a stake in a primary-care company by the end of the year. (CNBC)