Countries such as the UK and France are now reporting zero daily cases of monkeypox because of limited doses of the vaccine available to high-risk groups
December 23, 2022
monkeypox One of the biggest public health achievements of 2022 has been a sharp drop in cases in the West thanks to the rapid rollout of vaccines for high-risk groups.
The virus, which was recently renamed mpox by the World Health Organization (WHO), was detected outside endemic countries in West and Central Africa in early May.
Global cases increased rapidly, with more than 100 new infections reported daily by mid-June. After peaking at 1,075 reported cases…