Monkeypox or Moneypox? WHO Director Overrules Panel, Declares Public Health Emergency

Contradicting the advice of an independent review panel, World Health Organization Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday officially declared the monkeypox outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. In a move that is sure to trigger widespread discussion concerning the independence, objectivity and wisdom of granting authority to the World Health Organization (WHO) to manage global infectious diseases responses, the monkeypox outbreak has been declared a … Continue reading Monkeypox or Moneypox? WHO Director Overrules Panel, Declares Public Health Emergency