“According to WHO estimates, at the regional level, the risk is considered high in the WHO European Region,” RIA Novosti quotes Vujnovych.

The risk is also considered high due to reports of a geographically widespread outbreak, she said.

She noted that WHO advises countries to make every effort to control this outbreak and prevent its spread.

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.