The World Health Organization (W.H.O. The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) added its voice Saturday to the growing chorus of warnings about the rising incidence of monkeypox. It stated that it expects more cases after only a few were found in Europe and the U.S.
The W.H.O. says that the situation is changing. The W.H.O. expects that there will be more monkeypox cases as surveillance increases in countries not endemic. In a statement, the W.H.O. addressed the outbreak.
Twelve W.H.O. According to the agency, twelve W.H.O. member states have reported monkeypox cases since May 13. However, the infections do not appear to have any travel links to endemic regions.
The W.H.O. The W.H.O. has a record of 92 monkeypox cases worldwide and 28 suspected infections worldwide as of Saturday. Israel is the most recent to report a second confirmed case.
It causes fever, rashes and swelling of the lymph nodes. According to the agency, the information suggests that the virus can be spread through physical contact between people who are symptomatic.
According to Breitbart News, President Joe Biden said Sunday that “everybody should be concerned” about the recent bubble in cases.
Biden said that he had not been informed of the extent of exposure, but that it was something everyone should be concerned about as he began his Asian tour, which included a trip to Tokyo.
He stated that the disease was “a concern insofar as it could spread, it would be consequential”, but noted that his health advisors have not yet informed him about the matter.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Infection and the U.K’s Health Security Agency are currently investigating a variety of cases, including those who “identify themselves to be men who have sexwith men”.
The Daily Mail reports that Belgium is now the first country to implement a mandatory 21-day monkeypox vaccine.
After three cases of the virus were reported in Belgium, the Belgian health authorities said that those who have contracted the virus must now self-isolate for three week.