Jul 13, 2022

Global monkeypox cases top 6,000, WHO says

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WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, said today that infections have been detected in 58 countries. Our World in Data lists 7,075 confirmed cases worldwide.

Testing is a challenge

“Testing remains a challenge, and it’s highly probable that there are a significant number of cases not being picked up,” he warned during a speech. “I plan to reconvene the Emergency Committee so they are updated on the current epidemiology and evolution of the outbreak, and implementation of counter measures.”

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