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What you need to know about monkeypox outbreak

Monkeypox could replace Corona Virus in the next few days.

The outbreak of this disease is the latest concern in some of the European countries. The infection was first spotted in West Africa Countries.

By Saturday 21, more than 100 cases suspected to be those of monkeypox had been confirmed in Europe.

An announcement made by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that scientists on the cases trying to understand the disease, WHO also added that more cases are likely to be reported as surveillance increases. 

The recent confirmed cases were reported in United States of America (USA), United Kingdom, Australia and some other European countries. WHO also confirmed that 80 cases already have been confirmed while 50 cases are still on investigation. 

The illness usually causes symptoms of fever, muscle ache, chickenpox-like rashes and swollen lymph nodes. The transmission of the disease occurs when a person comes into contact with infected animals such as rats and monkeys.

The infection can spread through contact with body fluids or sharing items such as clothes that have been contaminated by sores or fluids of an infected person. WHO as advised anyone at high risk of having caught the disease to isolate for 21 days.

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