MonkeyPox News: WHO report – decline in new cases of monkeypox worldwide

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Highlights

  • Decrease in new cases of monkeypox
  • Decrease in cases up to 21 percent
  • Monkeypox kills 12 people around the world

MonkeyPox News: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there has been a decrease in the number of new cases of monkeypox worldwide. “Compared to August 15-21, there were 21 percent fewer cases of monkeypox,” the DPA news agency quoted the global health body as saying in a statement issued on Thursday. Over the past four weeks, the number of monkeypox was increasing.

Cases are still increasing in America

“This decrease may reflect early signs of a declining number of cases in the European region, which will need to be confirmed later,” the statement said. The European region includes 53 countries ranging from the European Union to Turkey, Turkmenistan, Russia and Israel. In the North and South America region, numbers continued to rise.

41,600 cases of monkeypox worldwide

Worldwide, 5,907 cases were reported during the week, as against 7,477 a week ago. A total of 41,600 infections and 12 deaths have been reported to the WHO from 96 countries since the start of the year. Currently, the US has the highest number of cases at 15,877.

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