Monkeypox has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO).
That is according to a World Health Organization emergency committee on viruses decision.Tredros Adnam, the World Health Organization’s director-general, stated that infected people have been reported from 75 countries around the world.
More than 16,000 monkeypox infections have been reported from over 75 countries worldwide. There have been 5 reported deaths worldwide.
The monkeypox virus was discovered in the Congo in the 1970s.Infected people were later identified in 11 African countries.
According to medical experts, those infected with monkeypox experience symptoms similar to chickenpox, including fever.