Multi-country mpox Emergence unit (2022)

Status: discontinued since May 2023 - level 2

Last updated on 23 July 2024

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Main points

In May 2022, following the occurrence of an epidemic of mpox outside endemic areas, the agency activated a level 2 emergence unit.

In this context, the agency :

  • initiated a review of the literature and scientific news ;
  • organised the definition of research priorities in conjunction with a group of experts and associations;
  • mobilised exceptional funding to set up ad hoc studies and launch a flash call for projects.

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