Monkeypox cases reported across 58 countries and it is rapidly expanding across multiple continents. Meanwhile, the World Health Network (WHN) has announced Monkeypox outbreak a pandemic.
The outbreak is rapidly expanding across multiple continents and will not stop without concerted global action, it said in a statement. Also Read: WHO issues Monkeypox vaccination advisory: Who and when you should get the jab? Monkeypox and smallpox come from the same virus family, called Orthopoxvirus.
Monkeypox is a viral infection that originated in rodents and primates and transmitted to people. It was found in Africa, mostly around tropical rainforest regions but has now spreading across the world especially in Western countries.