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Monkeypox outbreak is deemed a worldwide health emergency by the WHO.
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Monkeypox outbreak is deemed a worldwide health emergency by the WHO.

Monkeypox has spread to dozens of nations in just a few weeks, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a worldwide emergency as a result. To date, there have been more than 16,000 cases outside of Africa. Only COVID-19 and polio have the label of "public health emergency of international concern," which was used by WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today. An epidemic that is escalating globally According to Tedros, we have an outbreak that has swiftly expanded throughout the globe through new routes of transmission, about which we know much too little, and that "fits the criteria" for a public health emergency. It was the first time that the organization's director general had to declare a public health emergency against the advice of his advisors s...