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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Ethiopia Minister of Foreign Affairs Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks on stage during the Unleashing Women's Economic Opportunites session during the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel on September 29, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

WH: WHO announcement a ‘call to action’ for global community

The White House agreed with the World Health Organization’s decision to declare the spread of Monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern saying it is a “call to action.” In a statement Saturday, the Director of the White House Pandemic Preparedness Office Raj Panjabi claimed that an international response was essential to stop the spread. The World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the decision to declare the PHEIC after two separate deliberations with an emergency committee.