WHO renamed monkeypox after experts said name could be ‘stigmatising’

The World Health Organization is to rename the increasingly spreading monkeypox virus after a group of scientists claimed the name could be ‘stigmatising’. “WHO is also working with partners and experts around the world to change the name of the monkeypox virus,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing on Tuesday. . … Read more