• WHO to rename 'Monkeypox' to 'MPOX' at Biden admin's request

    From Johnny@21:1/5 to All on Wed Nov 23 09:04:04 2022
    By Timothy H.J. Nerozzi
    Published November 23, 2022

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to change the name of the monkeypox virus to "MPOX."

    The change in nomenclature is an attempt to destigmatize the virus at
    the behest of President Biden's administration, according to a report
    from Politico that cited three anonymous sources with knowledge of the

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



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