New York reports first case of monkeypox

Today, Saturday, the authorities in the US state of New York confirmed the registration of an infection with “monkeypox”, and the Axios website stated that this is the first infection in the state and the second in the United States this year.

In a related context, the World Health Organization stated that there are about 80 confirmed cases of monkeypox, and 50 other cases are under examination and verification in 11 countries.

The authorities in Australia, France and Germany confirmed the discovery of the first cases of monkeypox virus on Friday, as the usually rare disease continues to appear in a growing number of countries around the world.

And the Ministry of Health in the Australian state of Victoria announced that the confirmed infection with the monkeypox virus belonged to a person in his thirties who had just returned from Britain, adding that this person had been isolated far away.

And health authorities in the Australian state of New South Wales stated that they had identified a "probable" case of monkeypox in a man in his forties who had recently returned to Australia from Europe.

Germany recorded its first case of monkeypox.

And the German Army Medical Service announced that the Army Institute of Microbiology in Munich had conclusively monitored skin changes characteristic of the virus in a patient.

France reported a case of monkeypox.

And the national health authorities stated that a 29-year-old man in the "Greater Paris" region had contracted the monkeypox virus, without traveling to a country where the virus is spreading.

In addition to France, monkeypox cases have so far been reported in Belgium, Germany, the United States, Britain, Spain, Portugal and Australia.

The World Health Organization has reported that monkeypox has appeared frequently in Nigeria in recent years.

Since 2017, there have been a total of 558 suspected cases there.

Of those cases, 241 have been confirmed and eight have died.

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