The announcement came following reports of monkeypox-related fatalities outside Africa, seen in Spain and Brazil this week.
Nations approved, through consensus, that "they will work to conclude a new, legally-binding international pandemic agreement," says World Health Organization.
The percentage of children who received three doses of the vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis fell five percentage points between 2019 and 2021 to 81 percent.
Ebola is endemic to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where it was discovered near the Ebola river in 1976.
WHO's Europe chief has warned cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and appealed to countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.
Monkeypox vaccine is in stock "in many countries" and can be used against monkeypox, both before and after exposure to the virus, says Bavarian Nordic's vice president.
Particulate pollution continues to be the world’s greatest risk to human health, but improving the air quality is possible if correct policies are implemented, the report says.
A total of 257 confirmed and 120 suspected virus cases have been reported from 23 states that are not endemic for the virus, according to the World Health Organization.
The European Union's disease agency has confirmed over 200 cases of monkeypox globally, with the UK currently carrying the largest bulk of cases.
There are vaccines and treatments available for monkeypox, the health organisation reminded, while calling for appropriate containment measures, more research and global collaboration.
The UN health body said a total of 92 confirmed and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported to WHO from 12 member states that are not endemic for the virus.
The UK Health Security Agency has detected four new cases of monkeypox — three in London and one linked case in Newcastle, northeast England — after registering three cases earlier in May.
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