Monkeypox Outbreak 2022: Current Affairs 2022

Around 92 confirmed Monkeypox cases and 28 suspected cases have been reported from 12 member states across three WHO regions as of May 21, 2022, as per the World Health Organisation (WHO). There have been no reports of any associated death.

The monkeypox cases have been reported by the 12 member states that are not endemic to the monkeypox virus since May 13, 2022. WHO has undertaken epidemiological investigations to investigate the origin of the outbreak and so far, the reported cases have no established travel links to endemic areas.