Sunday, February 25

Monkeypox cases confirmed in 8 African countries  

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will convene an emergency committee meeting next week to determine whether monkeypox has come to be a worldwide crisis.

The meeting can be held at a time whilst 8 African nations,  of which had no history of monkeypox, have recorded cases – adding to one 900 cases recorded global up to now.

“There are actually a total of 1 900 showed instances in 39 countries throughout the globe, which includes eight African international locations. 

Of those countries in Africa, monkeypox instances have been formerly pronounced in six,” stated Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO local Director for Africa, at a virtual press briefing.

Nigeria has the highest number of cases, at the same time as Morocco has best one case showed.

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