WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency

The World Health Organization declared the recent monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency yesterday during a news conference as cases surge across the globe.

1 min read

An emergency committee from the World Health Organization (WHO) has named the monkeypox outbreak, currently spreading in non-endemic countries, a “public health emergency of international concern” with over 16,000 cases found in 75 countries, including five deaths.

In a statement WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said “WHO’s assessment is that the risk of monkeypox is moderate globally and in all regions, except in the European region where we assess the risk as high.”

Clark Kent

Clark Kent came to the city of Metropolis to study journalism at Metropolis University. After graduation, Clark took a job at the Daily Planet as a reporter. Under the direction of editor-in-chief Perry White, he quickly gained a reputation as a journalist who was unafraid to cover the injustices of the city, including its political corruption .

Leave a Reply

Previous Story

Marvel delivers at San Diego Comic-Con

Next Story

Despite rumors, Henry Cavill has not returned as Superman

Latest from News