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WHO Director-General declares monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency

Dawn O'Shea   |   Medical News   |   25 July 2022
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The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) has designated the monkeypox outbreak as a global public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), as cases reach almost 17,000.

In June, the WHO’s Emergency Committee on the multi-country outbreak of monkeypox took the decision not to declare the outbreak a PHEIC....

          

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