The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that the global outbreak of monkeypox was a health threat whose evolution was very worrying, without yet reaching the stage of a global health emergency.
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At this time, the event does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern, which is WHO's highest level of alert
," said UN agency director-general Tedros. Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a statement released after a meeting of experts on the issue.