WHO aims to stop monkeypox outbreaks by reducing human transmission

[ad_1] It is not yet clear whether the spread of monkeypox can be completely controlled, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, aiming to contain the outbreak by limiting human-to-human transmission to the maximum extent. “Tools to manage this – including readily available diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics – are not likely to be immediately or widely accessible to countries,” it said in a statement. More than 20 countries where monkeypox is not endemic have reported outbreaks of the viral disease, with more than 300 confirmed or suspected infections, mostly in…