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UK Records 20 New Cases Of Monkeypox Virus; Confirms Community Transmission

A health expert claimed on May 21 that Britain is witnessing frequent cases of the unusual monkeypox virus with no history of travel to West Africa. Susan Hopkins, chief medical adviser for the UK Health Security Agency, answered "absolutely" when questioned if community transmission was the norm in UK. Monkeypox is spread by contact with an infected person's skin lesions and fluids and shared objects such as mattresses and towels.

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 08:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: United Kingdom, Monkeypox, virus, Africa, UK Health Security Agency

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