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The World Health Organization confirmed that the name given to the disease is caused by monkeypox Monkeypox, it will be changed soon. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus revealed that “several partners and international experts are discussing the best way to change the name of the virus, its variants and the disease it causes.”
The Director-General of the World Health Organization confirmed that the name change of the disease would take place “as soon as possible.” This ad appears after 22 experts dispute the naming of the virushaving also suggested the application of a new nomenclature, other than “discriminatory or stigmatizing, It aligns with best practices in naming infectious diseases in a way that minimizes negative impacts on countries, geographic regions and people.”
In a scientific article experts We recommend To replace the term monkeypox with a more “neutral” term. “It is important to consider an appropriate variable namingThis is neither discrimination nor stigmatization,” say experts, who argue that the origin of the new outbreak remains “unknown.” “There is growing evidence that the most likely scenario is for humans to spread across different continents for a longer period of time than previously thought. Previously,” they emphasized, deploring “The growing narrative in the media and among the many scientists trying to link the current global outbreak of disease to Africa.”
Experts also criticize the Western media for using “photos of African patients” in the news they publish, which they consider “discriminatory”.
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