Monkeypox Cases Rise by a Third in the UK With 104 New Infections

A FURTHER 104 monkeypox cases have been identified in the UK – bringing the total number of infections to 470.

It’s a rise of 28 per cent on figures reported on Friday – as new cases continue to be detected.

Anyone can get the illness, with Brits being urged to visit a sexual health clinic if you have new blisters or rashes.

There are currently 452 confirmed cases in England, 12 in Scotland, 2 in Northern Ireland and 4 in Wales.

A technical briefing issued by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) on Friday found that the majority of cases are in London – with 99 per cent of them being in men.

The median age of confirmed cases in the UK was 38 years old.

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Source: the Sun