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They detect 7 cases of monkeypox in the United Kingdom: will it reach Mexico?

They detect 7 cases of monkeypox in the United Kingdom: will it reach Mexico?




  • According to researchers, so far all those infected with monkeypox identify themselves as homosexual or bisexual.
  • Monkeypox is a relative of smallpox, a disease that was eradicated in 1980, but it is less transmissible, causes milder symptoms and is less deadly.
  • The illness usually lasts two to four weeks, and symptoms can appear five to 21 days after infection.

The United Kingdom has confirmed the appearance of the monkey pox. According to UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) are investigating the origin of the seven cases of this disease that were reported between May 6 and 15. The first confirmed case was that of a patient who had recently arrived from Nigeria.

On the other hand, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said it was investigating links between its 4 NEW cases, which appear to have been damaged in London and all identify themselves as gay, bisexual, or men who have sex with men.

“We particularly urge gay and bisexual men to be aware of any unusual rashes or lesions and to contact a sexual health service without delay,” said Dr. Susan Hopkins, the agency’s chief medical adviser.

The UKHSA was shown to pay particular attention to injuries to the genitalia.

What are the symptoms of monkeypox?

Monkeypox is a relative of smallpox, a disease that was eradicated in 1980, but it is less transmissible, causes milder symptoms, and is less deadly.

Monkeypox symptoms usually begin with a cCombination of fever, headaches, muscle aches, back pain, chills, exhaustion, and swollen lymph nodes.

The latter is usually what helps doctors distinguish monkeypox from chickenpox or smallpox, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Once you have a fever, the key feature of monkeypox, a nasty rash, tends to develop within one to three days, often starting on the face and then spreading to other parts of the body.