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GBAC Director Discusses Latest Monkeypox Outbreak Information

July 12, 2022 GBAC Director Discusses Latest Monkeypox Outbreak Information

As cases of monkeypox continue to rise, the World Health Organization is currently reassessing if the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. While still a rare disease, it’s now spread across 70 countries across six continents.

In this latest ISSA Cleaning Industry Alert, Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, senior director of the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, explains what we should know about this virus and what the cleaning industry can do to keep people safe. He discusses some of the latest studies that show the potential for exponential growth of the virus. Dr. Macgregor-Skinner also explains the science-based risk management protocols cleaning professionals need to undertake to curb the spread of the disease.

Tune in to watch the full episode below.