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BRIEF-WHO Says As Of 8 June, 1285 Lab Confirmed Cases And 1 Probable Case Of Monkeypox Reported From 28 Countries Where Monkeypox Is Not Usually Reported

reuters.com · 06/10/2022 17:36
BRIEF-WHO Says As Of 8 June, 1285 Lab Confirmed Cases And 1 Probable Case Of Monkeypox Reported From 28 Countries Where Monkeypox Is Not Usually Reported

- World Health Organisation :

  • WHO - AS OF 8 JUNE, 1285 LAB CONFIRMED CASES AND 1 PROBABLE CASE OF MONKEYPOX REPORTED FROM 28 COUNTRIES WHERE MONKEYPOX IS NOT USUALLY REPORTED

  • WHO SAYS MANY CASES ARE NOT PRESENTING WITH TYPICAL SYMPTOMS OF FEVER, SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES, FOLLOWED BY A RASH ON THE FACE AND EXTREMITIES

  • WHO SAYS MONKEYPOX CASES CAN HAVE JUST A FEW OR EVEN 1 LESION, OFTEN STARTING IN THE GENITAL AREA

  • WHO SAYS AS OF 8 JUNE, THERE HAVE BEEN NO ASSOCIATED REPORTED DEATHS FROM MONKEYPOX IN IN REGIONS WHERE THE VIRUS IS NOT TYPICALLY FOUND

  • WHO SAYS EXPECTS THAT THERE WILL BE MORE CASES OF MONKEYPOX IDENTIFIED AS SURVEILLANCE EXPANDS IN ALL REGIONS AND COUNTRIES


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