President Biden has appointed a team to manage the country’s response to the monkeypox outbreak. Robert Fenton, an administrator with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will head the U.S. effort to control further spread of the virus. (CNBC)

The Food and Drug Administration is set to propose slashing nicotine levels in tobacco products. Public health experts hope regulators will advocate for an immediate 95% reduction in nicotine levels. (The New York Times)

California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a public health state of emergency over the spread of monkeypox. As of Monday, the state had confirmed 827 cases – the second-largest state tally behind the 1,390 cases in New York, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Reuters)

The Indiana House of Representatives proposed changes to the state Senate’s abortion ban. They include exceptions to protect the health of the mother and adjusting the time frame when abortion would be permitted in cases of rape and incest. (AP)

Allarity Therapeutics has dropped a cancer drug from development after the FDA requested a new trial. The company announced on Tuesday that it will refocus around its oncology strategy. (Endpoints News)