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Scientists in Germany say that this has been the biggest outbreak of monkeypox cases in Europe. The symptoms of monkeypox include headache, muscle aches and chills.
Monkeypox around the world (Monkeypox) cases are coming to the fore and now the reason has come to the fore, due to which this virus has spread so fast. In fact, an event held in a sauna (a small room used as a hot air or steam bath for body cleansing and refreshment) in Madrid, the Spanish capital, has proven to be a superspreader of monkeypox. So far 20 cases of monkeypox have been reported in Britain, while cases have also been reported in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Space and Sweden. Apart from this, cases of monkeypox have also been reported in America, Canada and Australia.
According to officials, 30 cases reported in Madrid are related to sauna. Health officials here, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, have found that most of the monkeypox cases reported in Britain and Europe have been reported in gay and bisexual people. The first 14 cases reported in Portugal have been reported in homosexual, bisexual and other men having sex with a man. After this, nine more cases have been reported in Portugal on Friday. In addition, three monkeypox cases reported in Belgium are linked to a festival in Antwerp. Festival organizers said that this virus has reached here because of the people who came to the festival from abroad.
Monkeypox cases rare outside Africa
Actually, an event called Darkland was organized in Antwerp, which is said to be attended by people belonging to the gay community. It shows the brotherhood of the gay community. Scientists in Germany say that this has been the biggest outbreak of monkeypox cases in Europe. The symptoms of monkeypox include headache, muscle aches and chills. Cases of monkeypox have been extremely rare outside of Africa. But after the outbreak in Europe, the concerns of health officials have increased. Fabian Lendertz of the Robert Koch Institute has described the current outbreak as a pandemic.
What is monkeypox?
Actually, monkeypox is a rare viral infection similar to human smallpox. It was first found in 1958 in monkeys kept for research. The first case of monkeypox infection was reported in 1970. The disease is commonly seen in tropical rainforest regions of Central and West Africa. However, in very rare cases it has spread to other areas. Monkeypox is a rare zoonotic disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus belongs to the family Poxviridae, which also includes the viruses that cause chickenpox and chickenpox.
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