Monkeypox Spreads To 19 Countries: All You Need To Know

May 31, 2022

The World Health Organization has revealed that there are now 131 confirmed cases of monkeypox, and a further 106 suspected cases, in 19 countries. Experts describe the event as "random" but "containable" and was likely sparked initially by sexual activity at recent raves in Spain and Belgium.


Nevertheless, with the world still reeling from the effects of the covid pandemic, the rise of a different disease is putting many people on edge.

Bloomberg Opinion's Bobby Ghosh hosted a live Twitter Space discussion with Bloomberg Intelligence senior pharmaceutical analyst Sam Fazeli to get the lowdown on the disease and find out whether we should be worried.

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