WorldMonkeypox: nine dead and more than 26,000 infected in...

Monkeypox: nine dead and more than 26,000 infected in the world


- Advertisement -

The global cases of monkey pox Today they amount to 26,017, with nine deaths, according to the statistics updated daily by the World Health Organization (WHO).


LOOK: Who is Sergio Massa, Argentina’s new “super minister” and how does he plan to deal with the crisis?

- Advertisement -

The United States remains the country with the most reported cases, with 6,307, followed by Spain (4,577), Germany (2,839), the United Kingdom (2,759) and France (2,239).

Of the nine confirmed deaths, two were recorded in Spain, three in Nigeria, two in the Central African Republic, one in Ghana and one in India, while other possible deaths linked to the disease are still being confirmed by the Geneva-based agency.

- Advertisement -

LOOK: How were the last minutes of Ayman al Zawahiri, the terrorist who died on the balcony of his house in Kabul

In Latin America, the country with the most reported cases is still Brazil, with 1,474, followed by Peru (324), Mexico (91), Chile (69) and Argentina (31).

In the past seven days, the countries with the most reported cases were the United States (1,678), Spain (839), Brazil (496) and France (402).

The WHO declared on July 23 the international emergency for this disease, which for decades was detected almost exclusively in West and Central Africa but of which cases have currently been diagnosed in about 90 countries.

LOOK: What was the Operation Storm of the Croatian forces and why is it still an open wound

In general, it is less dangerous than conventional smallpox, a disease that caused millions of deaths over millennia but was eradicated globally 40 years ago, and usually manifests itself with a high fever that quickly leads to skin rashes, especially on the face.

The WHO is now studying the effectiveness against the outbreak of vaccines against this conventional smallpox (which many generations born since the 70s and 80s were not inoculated when the disease disappeared), as well as other recently developed products, many based on the old vaccines smallpox.

For now, in any case, the WHO rules out having to undertake massive vaccinations of populations with this disease, and recommends only protecting with them the most affected groups, such as homosexual men, who continue to represent a significant percentage of those currently affected.


Source: Elcomercio

- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

This Janet Jackson song was crashing Windows XP laptops when played

In the era of Windows XP, a certain song caused laptops to crash when played: Janet Jackson's “Rhythm Nation”...

LA Galaxy vs Seattle live: what time and what channel broadcasts the game on MLS

LA Galaxy will collide with him Seattle Sounders F.C. for matchday 26 of Major League Soccer 2022 this Friday,...

North Korea refuses to denuclearize despite aid offered by Seoul

The powerful sister of the leader north korean Kim Jong Un criticized on Friday as “the height of...

Today’s matches, August 19: TV schedule to watch football live

Where and how to watch football live? The activity in the king of sports does not stop and...

Collision of two aircraft at California airport reports fatalities

Two small aircraft collided this Thursday at an airport in Californiareported local authorities, with a report of multiple deaths.Federal...

Solano postulates Ricardo Gareca as coach of Boca Juniors

Sebastian Battaglia's departure from Boca Juniors and the subsequent arrival of Hugo Ibarra, filled the xeneizes with new...

Must read

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you