There have been 50,496 cases of monkeypox reported worldwide.
Monkeypox was declared a global health emergency by the WHO.
A total of 16 people have died from monkeypox worldwide so far.
New Delhi. Cases of monkeypox are increasing around the world. More than 50,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported worldwide. The WHO released the figures on Wednesday. According to the report of the World Health Organization, 50,496 cases of monkeypox have been reported worldwide. While 16 people have died, this is wrong. In July, the WHO declared monkeypox a global public health emergency. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the decline in new cases of monkeypox proved the outbreak could be controlled. Recently, WHO said that most cases have been reported from America and Europe. America and Europe have become hotspots of monkeypox.
He told a news conference that there is a steady decline in the cases of monkeypox in Canada, which is good news. Let us tell you that since the beginning of May, there has been an increase in the transmission of monkeypox outside African countries. On 24 July, the WHO declared monkeypox as a public health emergency of international concern, along with the corona. According to a report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday, there has been a 21 percent reduction in monkeypox cases worldwide in the last one week.
The United Nations agency WHO said that 5,907 cases of monkeypox were reported last week. He said that its first case has been reported in two countries Iran and Indonesia. Since the end of April, more than 45,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported in 98 countries. The WHO said last month that 60 percent of monkeypox cases worldwide originated from the United States. 38 percent of cases occurred in Europe. Based on the latest WHO report, it is believed that the spread of monkeypox in Europe has started decreasing.
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First published: September 01, 2022, 05:00 IST