Health/Medicine

Will WHO take the monkey out of monkeypox?
Will WHO take the monkey out of monkeypox?

WHO is working on a new name for monkeypox amid calls for changing the nomenclature of the virus that has now been reported in over 30 countries.

Monkeypox Outbreak Tops 1,000 Cases; WHO Warns of 'Real' Risk
Monkeypox Outbreak Tops 1,000 Cases; WHO Warns of 'Real' Risk

Monkeypox cases have been reported mainly, but `not only`, among men who have sex with men. Some countries are now beginning to report cases of apparent community transmission, including some cases in women, WHO said.