About monkeypox, which continues to spread mainly in Europe and the United States, the WHO = World Health Organization has revealed that more than 35,000 infected people have been confirmed in 92 countries and regions so far, and 12 people have died. .
On the 17th, WHO held a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, where it is headquartered, and reported the latest status of monkeypox, which is increasing in infected people around the world.
According to that, the number of people infected with monkeypox is increasing in Europe, the United States and South America, and so far it has exceeded 35,000 people in 92 countries and regions, and 12 people have died.
Most of the people confirmed to be infected are men, and most of the infections are caused by sexual contact between men, but it is also reported that women and children are infected, so we are asking each country to He called for a thorough follow-up survey of infected people.
In addition, it has been pointed out that the name monkeypox "leads to prejudice against specific groups and animals," and the WHO plans to solicit candidates for a new name from the general public and decide after consultation. about it.
Secretary-General Tedros said, ``The unfair access to vaccines that occurred during the pandemic of the new coronavirus must not be repeated,'' and indicated that he would also support the spread of vaccines.
Monkeypox has been confirmed to be infected with 4 people in Japan by the 10th of this month.