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As Monkeypox Cases Cross 1,000, WHO Warns of Very Real Outbreak Risk

Pakki Khabar | 09/06/2022 03:40 PM | Click to read full article

The total number of Monkeypox cases has crossed 1,000 from 29 countries where the virus is not endemic and monkeypox now poses a very real risk of spreading in countries it's not endemic to, the WHO said.

WHO Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus addressed the press late Wednesday, 8 June, stating that the spread of monkeypox across 29 countries is a matter of concern.