해외 여행 이력이 있는 메트로 애틀랜타 지역의 남성이 원숭이 수두에 감염되었을 가능성이 있습니다., CDC의 테스트 결과 확인 대기 중, 조지아 보건당국은 목요일.
Los Angeles County health officials reported their first case in a patient who recently had close contact with another infected individual while traveling. Three probable cases have previously been detected in Sacramento County.
Philadelphia and Chicago also reported their first probable monkeypox cases on Thursday.
적어도 19 cases have been reported in 10 different states after Massachusetts confirmed the first U.S. 케이스 오월에 18, CDC에 따르면.
Monkeypox belongs to the same genus of virus as smallpox and has similar symptoms, including fever, 두통, and exhaustion.
이내에 1-3 days of the onset of symptoms, patients develop a rash that eventually turns into blisters. The virus is primarily spread through skin-to-skin contact with those infected, though it can also be spread through aerosols “during prolonged, face-to-face contact,” CDC에 따르면.
The World Health Organization has confirmed more than 550 cases in 30 countries since England confirmed its first cases 오월에 6.
“We’re seeing cases all appearing in a relatively short period of time. We’re seeing that in a few days, in a couple of weeks, we’re seeing over 500 사례. This is different. This has not been seen before,” Rosamund Lewis, WHO’s technical lead for monkeypox, said this week.
Most cases worldwide have been “mainly reported amongst men who have sex with men,” according to WHO.
“순간에, we are not concerned about a global pandemic,” 박사. Lewis said earlier this week. “We are concerned that individuals may acquire this infection through high-risk exposure if they don’t have the information they need to protect themselves.”