UK Man Infected With Monkeypox Virus;
Know What It Is
The UK Health Security Agency confirmed that the UK has detected the first case of Monkeypox in the country.
The agency described monkeypox as a rare viral infection that doesn’t spread easily.
The person who has been infected with the virus travelled to Nigeria.
The first case of monkeypox was reported in the UK in 2018. Only a ‘handful of cases have been confirmed by health authorities since then.
According to the UKHSA, the monkeypox virus is usually a mild ‘self-limiting illness.
The symptoms of Monkeypox are quite similar to smallpox. They can lead to fever, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, headache, chills and exhaustion.