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Monkeypox cases: Most of the cases of monkeypox have been reported in WHO’s European region (20 countries). Confirmed cases have also been confirmed in America, Eastern Mediterranean region and Western Pacific region.
Monkeypox around the world (Monkeypox) cases are increasing, due to which a wave of worry has run in the world. World Health Organization (WHO) has said that by June 2, Monkeypox (Monkeypox cases WorldwideA total of 780 cases have been reported. News agency PTI said in a report that 523 new cases have been reported since the rapid spread of the disease since May 29. There has been an increase of 203 percent in new cases. Till May 29, a total of 257 cases were reported. The WHO said that it is continuously taking updates from countries where cases of monkeypox have been reported. The situation is also being monitored.
WHO said, ‘As of June 2, 780 lab confirmed cases have been informed to WHO under the International Health Regulation (IHR). Apart from this, it has also been confirmed by official public sources in 27 countries present in the four regions of WHO. The World Health Organization said in its report, ‘From January to June 1, 2022, at least 1408 suspected and 44 confirmed cases were reported in seven countries, including 66 deaths.’ However, not a single death case has been reported in these countries due to the monkeypox outbreak that has just surfaced. However, the increasing cases of monkeypox in different parts of the world has worried everyone.
In which countries are the cases of monkeypox coming to the fore?
Most cases of monkeypox have been reported in WHO’s European region (20 countries). Confirmed cases have also been confirmed in America, Eastern Mediterranean region and Western Pacific region. More cases of monkeypox have been reported in the endemic countries of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana (cases have been reported in animals), Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone. WHO is monitoring the cases of monkeypox. Countries around the world have also come into alert mode regarding this. No government wants to face another pandemic anymore.
What is monkeypox?
Monkeypox is caused by an orthopoxvirus, which is a virus related to smallpox. While the smallpox virus only infects humans, monkeypox is an animal virus. Because of this, it can infect humans even after being bitten or scratched by a monkey or other animal. The most frightening thing about monkeypox is that it is a respiratory virus. Because of this, people can become victims of it even without coming in contact. However, it usually does not make humans its prey. There is a risk of getting infected only by close contact.
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