New cases do not have known connections with previous infections, UK Health Security Agency says
The UK Health Security Agency said the new cases, identified in London and northeast of England, do not have known connections with the previous three infections, as it warned there was evidence of community
Updated list of monkeypox cases:
– UK: 9 confirmed cases
– Portugal: 14 confirmed, 6 suspected
– Spain: 23 suspected
– Canada: 13 suspected
– USA: 1 confirmed (Massachusetts) 6 suspected
“UKHSA is rapidly investigating the source of these infections because the evidence suggests that there may be transmission of the monkeypox virus in the community, spread by close contact.
“We are particularly urging men who are gay and bisexual to be aware of any unusual rashes or lesions and to contact a sexual health service without delay.
“We are contacting any potential close contacts of the cases to provide health information and advice.”
U.S. reports first case of monkeypox amid outbreak in Europe. The man in Massachusetts had recently traveled to Canada
GOING VIRAL Spanish holiday regions on alert after 8 suspected monkeypox cases – with 5 in Portugal
BREAKING: Canada reports 13 suspected cases of monkeypox, all in Montréal – Radio-Canada
— BNO Newsroom (@BNODesk) May 18, 2022
JUST IN – US reports first case of #monkeypox after UK, Portugal confirmed new cases earlier today. Multiple suspected cases in Canada and Spain.
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) May 18, 2022
What’s the betting that Monkeypox will be described as:
-No risk to kids
-Impossible to spread in magic school air
-Due to lockdown 2 years ago
And that the only advice will be:
-Wash your hands
In fact, just apply the checklist above to all viruses.