The World Health Organization renamed two known clades of monkeypox virus. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the lineages will be referred to using Roman numerals. (ABC News

Polio may have been spreading through New York state since the spring. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that the current version of the virus must have been circulating somewhere in the world for at least a year. (CNBC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has laid out a plan to become more nimble and accountable. CDC director Rochelle Walensky told senior leaders and employees Wednesday that the agency will attempt to change its culture to reward action over publication. (The Washington Post)

New York City reported two cases of the West Nile virus in humans. Across the city’s five boroughs, 1,068 mosquito pools have tested positive for the virus, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. (CNN)

Specialty drugs may push Sun Pharmaceutical’s U.S. business beyond $2 billion by 2025. The Mumbai-based firm is currently working on clinical trials of four specialty products. (Business-Standard)