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Rare case of monkeypox confirmed in UK


Medics in a hospital ward in the UK. File photoLONDON, May 7.The UKHSA has recorded a case of human infection with monkeypox, the UKHSA said in a statement. this infection before traveling to the UK,” the message notes.The return of the deadly virus. Scientists have assessed the risk of a new pandemicMonkeypox is a rare viral infection that is also transmitted between people. It is usually a mild condition and most people recover within a few weeks, but complications can occur for some. The department indicated that the infection can be spread through close contact with an infected person, but the risk of transmission to the general population is very low. The British Health Agency added that a patient infected with monkeypox is now receiving medical care in the infectious diseases department of a London hospital. “As a precautionary measure, UKHSA experts are working closely with NHS colleagues and will contact people who may have been in close contact with the individual to provide information and medical advice,” the UKHSA said. Initial symptoms of monkeypox include fever , headache, muscle pain, back pain, swollen lymph nodes, chills and exhaustion. A rash may develop, often starting on the face and then spreading to other parts of the body. The rash changes and goes through various stages before finally forming a scab, which later falls off.

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