36 new cases of monkeypox have been identified in the UK, bringing the total number of cases to 56.
Britain In the statement of the Health Security Agency, it was stated that the total number increased to 56 with 36 new cases.
Emphasizing that the virus does not usually spread easily between people, it can be transmitted by close person-to-person contact or by clothing, bedding or utensils used by a person with monkeypox. statement was included.
The UK Health Safety Agency has advised people thought to have been in contact with confirmed cases to self-isolate at home for up to 21 days.
The European Union’s European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported that monkeypox virus was detected in 85 people in 8 European Union member countries on May 15-23.
NUMBER OF CASE IN ITALY INCREASED TO 4
Italian ANSA According to the news of the agency, monkeypox virus was detected in a 32-year-old person in the city of Arezzo in the Tuscany Region. It was stated that the person in question had recently returned from a vacation in Spain’s Canary Islands.
In addition to the 3 cases in the Lazio Region, including the capital Rome, the number of monkeypox cases in the country reached 4 with the last case in Tuscany.
Meanwhile, it was recorded that 15 people who had contact with the monkeypox case in the Lazio Region were also in isolation.
The first monkeypox case in Italy was detected on 19 May in a person who came from the Canary Islands.
According to the information shared by the European Union’s European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), monkeypox virus was detected in 85 people in 8 European Union member countries on May 15-23.
Monkey Flower Virus
Monkey pox, known as one of the rare diseases caused by an endemic virus, is divided into two as Congo and West African species.
It is known that the Congo strain of the virus has a mortality risk of up to 10 percent, while the West African strain has a 1 percent mortality rate in one of every 2 cases.
The virus, which is usually transmitted from animal to human and rarely from person to person, can cause high fever and itchy blisters on the body.