The European Union's disease agency has confirmed over 200 cases of monkeypox globally, with the UK currently carrying the largest bulk of cases.
There are vaccines and treatments available for monkeypox, the health organisation reminded, while calling for appropriate containment measures, more research and global collaboration.
The UN health body said a total of 92 confirmed and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported to WHO from 12 member states that are not endemic for the virus.
The UK Health Security Agency has detected four new cases of monkeypox — three in London and one linked case in Newcastle, northeast England — after registering three cases earlier in May.
The Biden administration marked the "tragic milestone" of one million deaths by lowering the flag at half mast whereas in Europe the toll has touched two million.
South Sudan recorded a total of 31 cholera infections including one death of a seven-year-old child, as the outbreak followed a steady rise in diarrhoea cases in the affected areas.
A mysterious and severe form of hepatitis has been found in 200 children, predominantly on the European continent.
Fresh data from the World Health Organization showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the problem is much worse in poorer countries.
While some countries have made notable efforts to reduce air pollution, the World Health Organization has said that air quality is getting significantly worse around the world.
A code was set up by WHO in 1981 in a bid to regulate the industry after scandals in the 1970s when Nestle was accused of discouraging mothers, particularly in developing countries, from breastfeeding.
The WHO declared that the strain was linked to one that has been spreading in Pakistan, where it is still endemic.
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