The UK has registered a total 2,137 cases of monkeypoxOf which 1,492 are located in London. The latest update, dated 18th July, takes this forward NHS To speed up the distribution of the vaccine to prevent the increase in cases, which has been done 179 compared to last week.
London treats a number of infections
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of Londonsaid that it is “hopeful” that the monkeypox vaccine is spreading so rapidly. and the fact that the capital is 18 clinics offer a vaccine against.
According to the newspaper report Evening standardThis week, the UK Health Protection Agency has made another acquisition 100,000 doses Why the vaccine? In addition, the first 20.000 They will be distributed by the NHS next month. Therefore, Khan has appealed to all the people to book an appointment as soon as they contact.
NHS Vaccine Director Steve RussellThe U.S. also asked people to wait to be contacted and to report as soon as possible to receive the monkeypox vaccine. “We’ll call on anyone with a priority to vaccinate,” Russell said.
What are the symptoms of monkeypox?
monkeypox can be transmitted through contact from someone who has contracted the infection. In addition, it can be spread by touching the wounds of an infected person, coughing or sneezing, and even by having sex.
The NHS has also warned that most cases are occurring among gay men You bisexuals, Therefore, it is important that people who are most likely to contract the virus get vaccinated as soon as possible To prevent infection with monkeypox.
In addition, it should be noted that it is important to know the most common symptoms of monkeypox infection. These are fever, headache, muscle pain, physical exhaustion, swollen lymph nodes and the appearance of a skin rash.