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The National Monkeypox Coordination has reported over 6,900 cases of Monkeypox disease, including 328 deaths, since the beginning of the year in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Equateur province is the most affected, with over 2,600 cases, including 178 deaths.

The disease affects 159 of the 519 health zones in DRC. Children aged 5 to 15 are the most affected.

The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to raise awareness and mobilize resources for the response as part of the “One Health” approach by stakeholders.

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