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WHO officially renames monkeypox under pressure from Biden administration - Fox News
Nov 29, 2022 59 secs

The World Health Organization, or WHO, will officially begin using the term "mpox" instead of "monkeypox" after the Biden Administration pressured the international organization to change the name because of racial connotations associated with it.

"When the outbreak of monkeypox expanded earlier this year, racist and stigmatizing language online, in other settings and in some communities was observed and reported to WHO," the organization said in a press release.

WHO DECLARES MONKEYPOX STILL A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY.

Through consultations with experts, countries, and the public, the WHO recommended that mpox be adopted as the new term in English for the disease, will become the preferred term after one year, and that "monkeypox" will remain as a searchable term for historical information.

Last week, the WHO announced it was set to change the name of "monkeypox" to "mpox" after senior Biden officials urged the WHO to make the change.

According to the report, the Biden administration believed the name "monkeypox" carries an unnecessary stigma for people of color.

"We welcome the change by the World Health Organization," U.S

The monkeypox outbreak is a global health emergency and the WHO has given it the highest level of alert

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