Weekly Situation Report on Monkeypox Multi-Country Outbreak Response - Region of the Americas. 15 July 2022

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As of 14 July 2022,

  • 11,188 confirmed cases of monkeypox from 66 countries, areas, and territories globally: 80% in the European Region, 18% in the Region of the Americas, 2% in the Africa Region, <1% in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, and <1% in the Western Pacific Region. Three (3) deaths has been reported in Nigeria and two (2) in the Central African Republic.

  • 1,981 confirmed cases from 15 countries and territories in the Americas:

    • 796 additional confirmed cases and no additional countries reporting confirmed cases since the last Situation Report on 8 July 2022.

    • Most of confirmed cases are male (99%), 79% are aged 25 to 45 years old, and most self-identify as men who have sex with other men.

  • 65% of cases in the Americas are local transmitted cases (increase of 6% since the last Situation Report on 8 July 2022).

  • The IHR Emergency Committee for monkeypox will be reconvened during the week of 18 July, or sooner if needed. As of 14 July 2022, the global risk assessment is Moderate.