WHO declares Monkeypox an International Emergency
By Guardian Exclusive
26 July 2022 | 8:16 am
The world health organization on Saturday, 23 July, 2022 has declared the multinational monkey pox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC).
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