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Rare Monkeypox virus detected in UK; Two infected as of now

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Two cases of monkeypox had been reported in North Wales region of UK. Two members of the same family had developed the disease, after one of them contracted monkeypox while abroad, Public Health Wales (PHW) confirmed. They are keeping track of the two people’s hospitalisation in England.

Confirmed cases of monkeypox are a rare event in the UK, and the risk to the general public is very low, says PHW’s consultant in health protection, Richard Firth.

Symptoms of monkeypox are fever, rash, and enlarged lymph nodes are common symptoms of the infection. Primarily transmission to humans takes place by wild animals such as rats and monkeys, although it can also be passed from person to person.

According to WHO, symptoms of monkeypox is similar to that of smallpox, but the former is comparably less severe.

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