Newshub18 :First death outside Africa from monkeypox.
Brazil and Spain have reported the first monkeypox deaths. A 41-year-old man has died of monkeypox in Brazil. This is the first death from monkeypox outside of African countries. Spain reported one monkeypox death shortly after Brazil. This is the first death from monkeypox in Europe. BBC news.
Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared monkeypox infections in several countries around the world a global health emergency, but the number of monkeypox infections remains low. Apart from this, the risk of common people getting infected with monkeypox is also low.
According to Brazil’s Ministry of Health, the person who died of monkeypox in the country was suffering from lymphoma. Apart from this, his immune system was also weak. The person’s physical condition deteriorated due to other pre-existing diseases. He became more ill.
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So far 1 thousand 66 people have been diagnosed with monkeypox in Brazil. Another 513 people are suspected to have contracted monkeypox. According to data provided by Brazil’s Ministry of Health, 98 percent of cases of monkeypox in the country are men and those who have had sex with other men.
Shortly after the first monkeypox death was reported in Brazil, Spain’s health ministry reported the first monkeypox death in Europe. In a report, the Ministry of Health of Spain said that there were 3,750 cases of monkeypox. It shows that 120 people or 3.2 percent of patients were admitted to the hospital. However, the ministry did not give any information about the person who lost his life due to monkeypox.
According to the latest estimates provided by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 21,148 people have been diagnosed with monkeypox worldwide. Monkeypox infection is caused by a virus called monkeypox. It belongs to the category of smallpox virus. A significant number of cases of monkeypox have been identified in several countries in North America and Europe during the outbreak of the Corona pandemic. Earlier this virus was usually detected in African countries.
After a meeting of the WHO’s emergency committee last Saturday, the head of the organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, declared the monkeypox infection a global health emergency. He said, ‘I have decided to declare the monkeypox infection as a global health emergency. It is of concern to the whole world.