WHO, monkey pox is not a health emergency for now – Last Hour

(ANSA) – GENEVA, 25 JUN – Monkeypox is not for the moment to be considered a health emergency: the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared it.

The statement was entrusted to the same director general of the UN agency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who in a note released after a meeting of experts, said that monkeypox is a health threat whose evolution is worrying, but that al has not yet reached the stage of a global health emergency.

“For the time being, the event does not constitute an international public health emergency, which is the highest level of alert that WHO can issue,” said Tedros. (HANDLE).



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