People wait in line to get vaccinated against monkeypox at a clinic in Florida, US. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wait in line to get vaccinated against monkeypox at a clinic in Florida, US. Photo: EPA-EFE
Monkeypox

WHO seeks public help in renaming monkeypox to fight stigma

  • The UN health body is allowing people to submit ideas through an online portal
  • The announcement came following demands from scientists and public health officials who said the current name encourages harmful stigma

People wait in line to get vaccinated against monkeypox at a clinic in Florida, US. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wait in line to get vaccinated against monkeypox at a clinic in Florida, US. Photo: EPA-EFE
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