An old idiom , "it never rains, but it ". This means that one difficult situation to follow another in rapid succession. Just as the COVID-19 pandemic is brought under control in many parts of the world, another potential threat is its ugly head. The WHO has reported that there have 120 worldwide cases of the rare monkeypox virus. It has been in the UK, France, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, the USA, Canada and Australia. The WHO said the virus could further in the coming months. WHO spokesperson Hans Kluge said: "As we the summer season, with mass gatherings, festivals and parties, I am concerned that transmission could ".
Monkeypox rarely fatal. Most of the cases thus far have been fairly mild. Symptoms of the disease chills, fever, muscle aches, exhaustion and a nasty rash on the hands and face. It usually up two to four weeks after it. Monkeypox was first detected in laboratory monkeys in 1958. It is to transmit from wild animals such as rodents to people. It can also from person to person. The virus is related to the smallpox virus, for which there vaccines. Scientists say a smallpox vaccine is 85 per cent effective against the monkeypox virus. Despite this reassuring figure, virologists around the globe on high alert and are the spread of cases.