The 2022 monkey pox epidemic


August 19, 2022

The first outbreak of monkeypox occurred in the UK on April 29, 2022, with symptoms of monkeypox in a British national who traveled to Nigeria. which is endemic The person later returned to the UK on May 4, bringing the causative patient into the country. The source of many monkeypox cases in the UK is unknown, however, an outbreak of monkeypox was found in communities in the London area in mid-May. There have been reports of viral infections in the northeast of England and outside the UK, where as of May 20, 2022, 5 people have been infected in Portugal, 1 in Sweden, 1 in Italy, and 1 in Italy. in Belgium, 1 in US, 7 in Canada, 30 in Spain, 1 in Germany and 2 in Australia.


Other Resources

Monkeypox outbreak - by the World Health Organization