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WHO set to decide if monkeypox represents health emergency

WHO will convene on Thursday next week to assess whether monkeypox outbreak represents health emergency Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار Health, Monkeypox,WHO,WHO will convene on Thursday next week to assess whether monkeypox outbreak represents health emergency
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WHO set to decide if monkeypox represents health emergency
Lebanon News
The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee on Thursday next week to assess whether the monkeypox outbreak represents a public health emergency of international concern.
 
That is the highest level of warning issued by the U.N. agency, which currently applies only to the COVID-19 pandemic and polio.
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There have been 1,600 confirmed and 1,500 suspected cases of monkeypox this year and 72 deaths, WHO said, in 39 countries, including those where the virus usually spreads.
 
 
 
REUTERS 
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