Human-to-dog monkeypox transmission case reported

The first potential case of human-to-dog monkeypox transmission has been documented by researchers in France.

The viral disease was declared a public health emergency of international concern on July 23 by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization. On. Aug. 4, the Biden administration declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency in the United States.

As of Aug. 17, there were 39,434 reported human cases globally and 13,516 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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