- The WHO is discussing if monkeypox cases should be declared as a public health emergency.
- As of June 22, Canada had 211 confirmed cases of monkeypox.
- Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of solid healthcare infrastructure has been reiterated many times.
The World Health Organization's emergency committee met on Thursday to discuss they should declare a worldwide emergency amid rising monkeypox cases.
The infection caused by the monkeypox virus will be classified in the same category as COVID-19 if it is designated a public health emergency worldwide.