An expert on viruses fears monkeypox has already become uncontrollable.
Nine cases of the virus have now been confirmed in Ireland.
The cases were identified here in the past two weeks, and all are in men aged between 30 and 50.
More than eleven-hundred cases have been identified worldwide since the middle of May.
Professor of Experimental Medicine at Imperial College London, Peter Openshaw, fears the virus may have already reached a tipping-point...