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No Cause for Alarm with Monkeypox

Dr. Chan Yoke Fun, Associate Professor, Universiti Malaya

17-Jun-22 07:15

No Cause for Alarm with Monkeypox

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will convene its International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on 23 June, to assess whether the continuing Monkeypox outbreak represents a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. We speak to Dr. Chan Yoke Fun, Associate Professor and Head of Medical Microbiology at Universiti Malaya as to whether there should be any cause for concern and if Malaysia has a plan in place.

Image Credit: Poetra.RH / Shutterstock.com

Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Philip See, Wong Shou Ning


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