“The Ministry of Health informs that the number of confirmed cases of monkeypox has risen to 505,” RIA Novosti reports.

It is noted that cases of infection with monkeypox have been registered in almost half of the regions of the country.

On August 2, Peru recorded the country's first case of death of a patient with monkeypox.

Head of the Department of Virology of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education, Doctor of Medical Sciences Elena Malinnikova, in an interview with Nation News, commented on the situation with monkeypox.