Monkeypox outbreak declared a public health emergency in the United States

More than 6,600 cases… and a public health emergency. The United States has declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency. “We are ready to take our response to the next level to fight this virus, and we urge all Americans to take monkeypox seriously and take responsibility for helping us fight this virus,” Xavier said. Becerra, Secretary of State for Health.

The WHO had activated on July 24 the highest level of alert, the public health emergency of international concern (USPPI) to strengthen the fight against monkeypox. Spain announced two monkeypox-related deaths last week, the first in Europe, and Brazil one. In India, a man has also died, in what could be the first fatal case of the disease in Asia.

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