Europe borders on 20,000 cases of monkeypox

Europe reached 19,429 cases monkey flower, Led by Spain with 5,719According to data from the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) August 16.

According to the report of this European body, Up to 505 people required hospitalization (5.8%), of which 179 required clinical care. Three people in Europe had to be admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) after contracting monkeypox, in which two died, both from Spain.

total was 57 cases in healthcare workershowever, none of these positives were reported to be due to occupational exposure.

The earliest known case in Europe was sampled on 7 March and the residue was identified by retrospective testing of the sample. The earliest reported date of symptom onset was April 3.

Most cases of monkeypox in Europe are between the ages of 31 and 40. (7.602/18.917 – 40%) and male (16.065/16.241 – 98.9%). Of the known cases with serostatus, 38 percent (2,749/7.322) are seropositive.

Most of the cases presented are acne (8937/11587 – 77.1%) and systemic symptoms such as fever, fatigue, myalgia, chills or headache (7495/11587 – 65%).

By country, behind Spain Germany (3,187), United Kingdom (3,055), France (2,673), Netherlands (1,029), Portugal (770), Italy (662), Belgium (546), Switzerland (387), Austria (210), Israel (189), Denmark (154), Sweden (130), Ireland (113), Poland (104), Norway (74), Hungary (62), Greece (49), Slovenia (43), Luxembourg (43), Czechia (36), Romania (32), Malta (30), Serbia (23), Finland (22), Croatia (17), Iceland (12), Slovakia (10), Estonia (9), Gibraltar (6), Lithuania (5), Bulgaria (4), Andorra (4), Latvia (4), Bosnia and Herzegovina (3), Cyprus (3 ), Monaco (3), Greenland (2), Georgia (1), Russia (1), Turkey (1), Montenegro (1) and Moldova (1).

Source: Informacion


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