Washington. The first case of death due to monkeypox virus infection has been reported in the US state of Texas. Giving this information, the Ministry of Health said that this is the first case of death due to infection in the country. The Department of Health said the case is still being investigated to find out what role the monkeypox virus played in the death. However, monkeypox is rarely fatal.
Scott Polley, spokesman for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in an email that he was shocked by the news of the first death from monkeypox infection. He said since that case, the CDC has increased its surveillance and activism in the face of the growing monkeypox epidemic. A thorough investigation is underway to understand the situation. Pauli said until the investigation is complete, it’s too early to tell the cause of death.
Let us tell you that the monkeypox epidemic is very scary in more than 90 countries. There have been more than 478,600 cases of this infection worldwide, which the World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency. Deaths from monkeypox so far include Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, India and Spain. So far, 15 people have died worldwide. But now America has also joined.
Monkeypox stoked in America, health emergency declared, more than 6,600 cases
Pauli said cases of infection are now spreading rapidly in the United States. Clade IIb – Rarely fatal. However, monkeypox infection is more deadly for people with low immunity. Anyone can be infected with monkeypox, it is spread by coming into contact with an infected person. However, according to the CDC, more than 18,101 cases in the United States have been found in men who have had sex with men.
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FIRST POST: August 31, 2022, 1:47 p.m. HST