UK Pass 1,000 monkeypox cases, currently total 3,413 worldwide: UKSHA report

London, June 29: According to the latest data released by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), the number of cases of monkeypox confirmed in the country has reached 1,076.

By June 26, 2022, there were 1,076 confirmed cases in the UK, according to UKHSA. Of these, 27 were in Scotland, 5 in Northern Ireland, 9 in Wales, and 1,035 in the United Kingdom. Since the last update of WHO on June 17, 1,310 new cases have been reported, and eight new countries have reported cases, Xinhua News Agency reported.

This means that almost one-third of all cases in the world reported since the onset of the current outbreak occurred in the United Kingdom.

In the latest update published on Monday, WHO has reported 3,413 cases and one death from 50 countries and territories in five WHO regions since January 1st and as of June 22nd. Said it was reported to WHO.

WHO said that the majority of the cases identified in the laboratory, 2,933 of the 3,413 cases, are in WHO’s European region. This accounts for about 86 percent of the total. Monkeypox is not a global health emergency “at this stage”: WHO..

“The number of monkeypox outbreaks in the UK continues to grow, and more than 1,000 cases are currently identified nationwide,” said Sophia McKi, incident director at UKHSA.

Macchi urged people attending major summer events and having sex with new partners to be aware of the symptoms of monkeypox and to be tested promptly to prevent transmission of the infection. .. “

Currently, the majority of cases in the UK are men who have sex with gay, bisexual, or men, but UKHSA states that those who have had close contact with symptomatic individuals are also at high risk. I am.

With an extensive program of summer music events on the horizon, if you’re worried that people may have monkeypox, they can go to events, meet friends, or have sexual contact. I told you not to do it.

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