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More than 1,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported to the World Health Organization.

More than 1,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported to the World Health Organization. In the current outbreak, more than 1,000 monkeypox cases have been reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) outside of Africa, where it is more often disseminated. The risk of monkeypox spreading to non-endemic countries, according to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is real but preventable at this time. In the current outbreak, which began in May, twenty-nine nations have recorded cases. There have been no deaths reported. Mr. Tedros also stated at a press conference in Geneva that there had been over 1,400 probable cases of monkeypox in Africa this year, with 66 deaths. "It's an awful reflection of the society we live in that monkeypox has only recently come to the attention of the international community because it has appeared in high-income countries," he said. In several places, he said, the outbreak was showing signs of communal transmission. People with m