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WHO declares spread of monkeypox an international public health emergency

5 mins | Jul 27, 2022
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It's the deadliest viral outbreak since COVID-19. Despite the overall global risk remaining low, with more than 16,000 confirmed cases and at least five fatalities, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the monkeypox outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern." Donato Paolo Mancini reports on the current controversy and countermeasures.

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