Health officials say two cases of monkey pox have been reported in North Wales.
Public health Wales (PHW) said people were infected outside and that both patients belonged to the same household.
Both PHW and Public Health UK are monitoring hospital-admitted cases in the UK.
Then one patient was discharged.
“Confirmed cases of monkey pox are a rare occurrence in the UK and the risk to the general public is very low,” said PHW Health Consultant Richard Firth.
“We worked with cross-institutional colleagues using tried and tested protocols and practices and identified all close contacts.
“Measures are being taken to reduce the risk of further infections.
“Monkey pox is a rare disease caused by the monkey pox virus, which is reported primarily in Central and West African countries.
Affenboken – It was first reported in the UK in September 2018 It is, in most cases, considered a mild condition with no long-term health effects and can take several weeks to recover without treatment.
Rash is more likely to develop beyond the initial symptoms, including fever, headache, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, cold, fatigue and back pain.
Viral encephalitis is similar and dangerous, but in most cases it is mild.
According to the World Health Organization, most human cases are reported in rural areas of central and western Africa, with the largest documented eruption in 2017 in Nigeria.
The first case outside Africa occurred in 2003 in the United States.
In December 2019One case has been identified in the UK – the fourth case diagnosed in the UK since 2018.
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