Brazil announces purchase of Monkeypox vaccines

According to Bloomberg, “The declaration from Tedros … underscores divisions within the organization over the severity of the threat. The pathogen typically causes flu-like symptoms, followed by a rash that often starts on the face and spreads down the belly.

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday (23) declared the monkeypox outbreak in more than sixty countries an emergency of international concern. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus thus announced the highest alert level that the Geneva-based specialized agency of the United Nations could impose in the event of a health threat.

The rare designation means the WHO now views the outbreak as a significant enough threat to global health that a coordinated international response is needed to prevent the virus from spreading further and potentially escalating into a pandemic.

(WHO Admits Everyone Who Receives a MonkeyPox Vaccine . . .

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