Monkeypox: Four additional cases in England – ‘Be alert’ to the warning signs

Monkeypox: Four additional cases in England – ‘Be alert’ to the warning signs

“We are particularly urging men who are gay and bisexual to be aware of any unusual rashes or lesions and to contact a sexual health service without delay.

“We are contacting any potential close contacts of the cases to provide health information and advice.”

Monkeypox symptoms

The initial symptoms may include: fever, headache, muscle aches, backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills and exhaustion.

A rash can develop, often beginning on the face, then spreading to other parts of the body including the genitals.

Published at Mon, 16 May 2022 16:29:00 +0000