Yesterday, the Spanish Ministry of Health announced the first death from monkeypox. Today, they reported the second: “Of the 3,750 patients, 120 cases were hospitalized and two died.” For their part, the authorities continue with the awareness campaign and recalled that the symptoms of monkeypox are fever, headache, muscle aches, backaches, chills and exhaustion. After these flu-like symptoms, a kind of outbreak appears on the skin that can spread throughout the body.
What do you know about monkeypox? ✔️ Learn to recognize the symptoms
✔️ How long does the infection usually last?
✔️ Preventive measures
✔️ What should infected people do? Always find out through the official ➡️ channels https://t.co/XhVVJYCf8b pic.twitter.com/qkv6uKfNNP — Ministry of Health (@sanidadgob)
July 29, 2022
Last Saturday, the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a “global health emergency.” To date, the disease has affected more than 16,836 people in 74 countries. In Argentina, the Ministry of Health reported that, as of Thursday, there are already 24 positive cases in the country.