WHO Warns Outbreaks Of Diseases Like Monkeypox Are Becoming More Frequent


The World Health Organization’s emergencies director, Mike Ryan, warned that outbreaks of endemic diseases such as monkeypox and lassa fever are becoming more persistent and frequent due to climate change and other factors. "As the climate change contributes to rapidly changing weather conditions like drought, animals and humans are changing their food-seeking behaviour. As a result, diseases that typically circulate in animals are increasingly jumping into humans", he said.

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Laura Woodman
June 1, 2022

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