34 positive cases of monkeypox have been registered in the state of Yucatan

Monkeypox is a viral infection that causes a rash. It is spread by skin-to-skin contact with someone who has monkeypox. Most people recover within a few weeks. Since May 2022, there has been a global increase in monkeypox cases reported from multiple countries where monkeypox is not usually seen.

To date, 34 positive cases of monkeypox have been registered in the state of Yucatan, to which the health protocols established by the federal government have been applied, reported to the Yucatan Health Secretariat (SSY).

He specified that all the patients are men, from 23 to 53 years old. Of the total cases, 31 are inhabitants of Mérida, two from Kanasín, and one from Umán.

In this sense and to cut the chains of contagion of this disease, citizens are urged to maintain prevention measures and not lower their guard.

The Yucatan Times
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