One of the first known cases of the monkeypox virus on a patient’s hand. Photo: Getty Images
One of the first known cases of the monkeypox virus on a patient’s hand. Photo: Getty Images
Monkeypox

WHO: More than 6,000 monkeypox cases reported globally, another emergency meeting set

  • The UN agency will reconvene a meeting of the committee to advise on declaring the outbreak a global health emergency, the highest level of alert
  • About 80 per cent of cases are in Europe, but a lack of testing means there are likely to be many more cases going unreported, WHO chief says

One of the first known cases of the monkeypox virus on a patient’s hand. Photo: Getty Images
One of the first known cases of the monkeypox virus on a patient’s hand. Photo: Getty Images
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