Monkeypox: experts give virus variants new names

Posted on: August 13, 2022 at 1:37 pm, in
Monkeypox: experts give virus variants new names

As part of ongoing work to match the nomenclature of the monkeypox illness, virus, and variations—or clades—with contemporary best practises, a committee of international specialists brought together by WHO has decided on new names for monkeypox viral variants. Roman numerals will be used to identify the clades, the experts decided. Before the current recommended guidelines […]