DOI: 10.1093/jtm/taad110 ISSN:

Response to the multi-country monkeypox outbreak: a view from Africa

Oyewale Tomori, Lucille Blumberg
  • General Medicine

Human monkeypox was first reported in Africa in 1970. However, the disease has only entered notoriety since the current public health emergency of international concern in Europe and the Americas in 2022. At present there is significant inequality in access to diagnostics, vaccinations and therapeutics, due to which African nations are being completely left behind.

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