Biden appointed top officials for the Monkeypox fight.

Robert Fenton of FEMA will serve as White House coordinator.

Dr Demetre Daskalakis of CDC will be the deputy coordinator.

"Over the coming weeks ... the administration will advance and accelerate the United States’ monkeypox response to mitigate the spread of the virus, "

"protect individuals most at risk of contracting the virus, and care for those who have been afflicted with it," the White House said .

Both will, "strategy and operations to combat the current monkeypox outbreak, "

"including equitably increasing the availability of tests, vaccinations and treatments." said the White House.

The US has over 5,800 confirmed infections whereas the first case of Monkeypox was confirmed on May 18.