It is noted that most of the infected were recorded in the province of Quebec - 236, 101 cases were detected in Ontario, 13 more - in British Columbia and eight - in Alberta.

Earlier, the World Health Organization emergency committee recognized the emergency nature of the monkeypox outbreak, but did not agree that it was an emergency of international concern.

Chief Researcher, National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after N.F.

Gamalei, Professor of Virology Anatoly Altshtein spoke about the situation with monkeypox in an interview with NSN.

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