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WHO plans to rename monkeypox to 'MPOX'

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The World Health Organization is planning to rename monkeypox. The decision could be announced as early as Wednesday. It comes in response to growing pressure from senior Biden officials, who privately urged WHO leaders to change the name, Politico reported. It is an effort to destigmatize the virus that gained a foothold in the United States.
Published 2 months ago · Washington, United States

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WHO plans to rename monkeypox to 'MPOX'

Europe News: The World Health Organization is planning to rename monkeypox, designating it as "MPOX" in an effort to destigmatize the virus that gained a foothold .

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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WHO Plans to Rename Monkeypox to 'MPOX': Report

The decision, which could be announced as early as Wednesday comes in response to growing pressure from senior Biden officials

2 months ago·India
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WHO plans to rename monkeypox to 'MPOX'

The World Health Organization is planning to rename monkeypox, designating it as "MPOX" in an effort to destigmatize the virus that gained a foothold in the United States earlier this year, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Monkeypox to be renamed mpox to avoid stigma, says WHO

Disease is found in various animals and it is inaccurate to associate global outbreak with Africa

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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WHO renames monkeypox as 'mpox'

The World Health Organization announced Monday that 'mpox' is now the preferred name for monkeypox.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racism concerns

The U.N. health agency said in a statement Monday that mpox was its new preferred name for monkeypox, saying that both monkeypox and mpox would be used for the next year while the old name is phased out

2 months ago·India
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