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WHO to use “mpox“ for monkeypox to tackle stigma

2022-11-28T16:26:41Z The World Health Organization said on Monday it would start using a new preferred term, “mpox”, as a synonym for monkeypox and urged others to follow suit after receiving complaints that the current name for the disease was racist and stigmatising. “Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while ‘monkeypox’ is phased […]

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