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Monkeypox: World Health Organization declares it a global health emergency – this is what it means

The World Health Organization has declared the current Monkeypox epidemic a global health emergency. Image: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Paul Hunter

Professor of Medicine, University of East Anglia

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