A disaster emergency has been declared in New York due to the spread of monkeypox. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
A disaster emergency has been declared in New York due to the spread of monkeypox. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

New York declares state emergency as monkeypox infections spread, WHO warns of more deaths to come in Europe

  • The US state is experiencing one of the highest rates of monkeypox transmission in the country with 1,383 reported cases as of Friday
  • The goal needs to be ‘interrupting transmission quickly in Europe and stopping this outbreak’, Senior Emergency Officer at the WHO said

A disaster emergency has been declared in New York due to the spread of monkeypox. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
A disaster emergency has been declared in New York due to the spread of monkeypox. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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