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Monkeypox: World Health Organization declares it a global health emergency – here’s what that means

Image: Nareshkumar Shaganti / Alamy Stock Photo The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the current monkeypox epidemic a global health emergency. The committee of independent advisers who...

Monkeypox is not a global emergency for now, says WHO. 3 things we need to know next about how it’s mutating and spreading

Image: Shutterstock The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided not to declare monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. This may change in the future. However, WHO Director-General Tedros...

How monkeypox epidemic is likely to play out – in four graphs

Smallpox vaccines are effective against monkeypox. James Gathany/CDC The first case of monkeypox in a human was reported in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....