Europe is at the center of the monkeypox outbreak. This was stated today by the European Office of the World Health Organization (WHO), concerned about the risks of spreading the disease.
“Europe remains the epicenter of this growing wave, with 25 countries reporting more than 1,500 cases, or 85% of the global total,” said Hans Kluge, WHO Director for Europe, at a press conference. Middle Asia. For the establishment of the United Nations, the priority is to contain the transmission. “The scale of this epidemic presents a real danger: the longer the virus spreads, the more it spreads and the more the disease spreads in non-endemic countries,” Kluge warned. The virus usually spreads in central and western Africa, and is now present, outside Europe, in Australia, the Middle East, North America and South America, with a total of more than 1,600 cases. Currently, the World Health Organization does not recommend mass vaccination. On Tuesday, European health authorities ordered more than 100,000 doses of the smallpox vaccine approved in the United States against those in monkeys and were deemed effective.
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