(7-23-22) The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

For the moment, this #monkeypox outbreak is concentrated among men who have sex with men, especially those with multiple sexual partners. That means that this is an outbreak that can be stopped with the right strategies in the right groups.

Stigma and discrimination can be as dangerous as any virus. I am calling on civil society organizations, including those with experience in working with people living with HIV, to work with us to fight stigma and discrimination associated with this #monkeypox outbreak.

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