There are more than 16,000 recorded cases of monkeypox in 75 countries so far.
With more than 16,000 recorded cases in 75 countries so far, the World Health Organization has declared the monkeypox outbreak as a global health emergency. Five people have died worldwide since the outbreak began in May. Len Tooley is one of the 681 Canadians who have contracted monkeypox in the last two months. He says the community of gay and bisexual men currently most at risk have been largely left in the dark by public health on what to do if they get sick. He shares his experience on “This Matters.”
This episode of This Matters was produced by Saba Eitizaz, Alexis Green and Matthew Hearn for the Toronto Star. Click here to listen.