2021-06-11

Two cases of monkeypox are reported in Wales, UK

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Britain Wales health officials said on the 10th that North Wales, the United Kingdom, reported two casesMonkeypox cases. The two patients came from the same family and were infected abroad. At present, the two have been sent to hospitals in England for treatment and are closely watched by the Welsh and England health authorities.

Welsh health officials said:“Monkeypox cases are very rare in the UK and pose little threat to public health. The health department has taken measures to prevent further infections. The possibility is minimized.”

Monkeypox generally occurs in central Africa It is a viral zoonotic disease in the west and the west. The clinical manifestations are similar to smallpox, but the condition is mild . (Headquarters reporter Tian Xiaochun)

(Edit Li Xia)