Factbox: Mpox cases and deaths around the world

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Around 100 countries where mpox is not endemic have reported outbreaks of the viral disease, which the World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency.

Confirmed cases have reached 83,339 globally this year, with the majority of them reported in non-endemic countries.

The WHO said on Nov. 28 it would start using a new preferred term, 'mpox', as a synonym for monkeypox and urged others to follow suit after receiving complaints that the current name for the disease was racist and stigmatising.

Below is a list of mpox cases and related deaths reported by non-endemic countries and regions.

ASIA-PACIFIC

EUROPE

The UK tally combines confirmed and highly probable cases.

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

AMERICAS

Aruba's and Curacao's cases are discounted from those of the Netherlands.

Guadeloupe's, Martinique's, Saint Martin's, Mayotte's, Reunion's and New Caledonia's cases are discounted from those of France.

Puerto Rico's and Guam's cases are discounted from those of the United States.

The number of cases in the United States was revised down from 29,762 to 29,528 on Dec 21.

Sources: Data from the World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Pan American Health Organization, local authorities, Reuters stories

Compiled by Alizee Degorce, Andrey Sychev, Louise Rasmussen, Anastasiia Kozlova, Mateusz Rabiega, Alessandro Parodi and Lina Golovnya in Gdansk; Editing by Toby Chopra and Mark Heinrich

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