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WHO Sounds Warning on Monkeypox

Analytics Insight | 28/05/2022 03:49 PM | Click to read full article

The World Health Organization said on Friday that some 200 monkeypox cases found in recent weeks outside of countries where the virus usually circulates could be just the beginning.

“We don’t know if we are just seeing the peak of the iceberg,” Sylvie Briand, WHO’s epidemic and pandemic preparedness and prevention chief, acknowledged in a briefing to countries on the “unusual” spread of the virus.