Rare monkeypox infections detected in several European countries

Health officials say seven cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in London and north-east England, with just one linked to overseas travel. Current evidence suggests the rare disease may be spreading in the local community, according to UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA).

The spread of this virus, if it happens, is likely to extend beyond the UK and affect people in other countries, US health officials warned on Tuesday (May 17). ), according to STAT. This concern was corroborated on Wednesday, when two other European countries announced suspected and confirmed cases of the disease, STAT reported on May 18. These countries include Spain, where eight potential cases are under investigation, and Portugal, where five cases have been confirmed and more than a dozen possible cases. has been determined.

https://www.livescience.com/monkeypox-outbreak-europe Rare monkeypox infections detected in several European countries

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