The WHO on Thursday will determine whether monkeypox is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
The International Health Regulations Emergency Committee will meet on June 23 to discuss this rapidly spreading virus.
"Many diseases can be spread through sexual contact...but it doesn't mean that it's a sexually transmitted disease," a WHO advisor on STDs said.
A name change could be on the way for monkeypox after scientists have argued that the current naming violates the WHO's own guidelines.
Some infectious diseases can spread through airborne transmission via tiny respiratory droplets known as aerosols that can become suspended in the air.
There were at least 780 confirmed cases of virus ahead of last weekend.
The CDC's level 2 travel alert encourages travelers to take "enhanced precautions" to prevent contracting monkeypox.
The WHO has reiterated that although monkeypox is spreading, it is very different from COVID-19.
A viral post misleadingly suggests World Economic Forum leader Klaus Schwab's father was closely tied to Adolf Hitler.
One Russian state TV host claimed that all nations that have reported cases of the monkeypox virus are sending weapons to Ukraine.
The NTI released the findings of an exercise portraying "a deadly, global pandemic involving an unusual strain of monkeypox virus" in November 2021.
Republican trust in Dr. Anthony Fauci fell as the COVID pandemic "became more and more polarized," according to one expert.
Dr. Rosamund Lewis, the smallpox secretariat for the WHO explained on Monday that "monkeypox and COVID are not the same disease."
The World Health Organization reported 92 confirmed cases across the globe on Saturday and expects to soon issue guidance for health care workers.
Attendees at a recently concluded festival in Antwerp have been cautioned, as authorities warn summer festivals could further spread monkeypox.
"Bill Gates is very concerned about monkeypox because this is something, apparently, he can make a lot of money off of," said Greene.
Monkeypox is a rare and potentially serious disease caused by the monkeypox virus, which is usually found in parts of Central and West Africa.
The world hasn't seen a routine smallpox vaccine for decades. Countries are now ordering shots since the smallpox vaccine also protects against monkeypox.
Posts on social media suggest the Microsoft founder had prior understanding or even knowledge that a smallpox-like outbreak would happen.
Taiwan is attempting to gain observer status in the WHO's World Health Assembly. It last participated in 2016, under a different government.
The WHO this week implored North Korea to use all available tools to fight its growing COVID outbreak as Pyongyang continues to reject outside help.
The World Health Organization has confirmed that North Korea is one of only two nations in the world that has not begun a COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
About 1 billion people with disabilities who need assistive technology have been "denied access," according to a new UNICEF and WHO report.
WHO Representative to North Korea Edwin Salvador told Newsweek the agency "is yet to receive an official report" confirming the country's first COVID-19 case.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters earlier this week that he had advised the Chinese government to move away from its strict zero-COVID policy.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the agency was discussing with Chinese experts about "transiting into another strategy."
CDC officials have ruled out common causes of hepatitis to explain at least 109 unexplained cases and five deaths among children.