The Indo Daily: Monkeypox explained – What is it, should we be concerned and are we prepared to deal with it? OCN News

There have been 97 confirmed cases of Monkeypox in Ireland, more than a month after an outbreak began here. Now the United States has declared the outbreak a public health emergency after a spike in cases was reported.

But what is monkeypox, how does it spread and is Ireland prepared for this further rise in cases?

In this ‘Best Of’ episode of Indo Daily, host Tabitha Monahan is joined by Eoghan de Barra, Senior Lecturer in the Department of International Health and Tropical Medicine at RSCI, British journalist Vincent McAviney and Professor Fiona Lyons , Medical Director and Clinician Responsible for the HSE Sexual Health & Crisis Pregnancy program.

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