“This brings the total number of cases confirmed in England since May 7 to 70 as of May 23,” the statement said.

It is noted that the health authorities in Scotland have also identified one case of infection with monkeypox.

An immunologist, a specialist in especially dangerous infections, Doctor of Medical Sciences Vladislav Zhemchugov, in an interview with the 360 ​​TV channel, commented on the situation with the incidence of monkeypox.