Portugal finds 5 monkeypox cases in men as outbreak spreads

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese health authorities on Wednesday confirmed five cases of monkeypox in young men, and Britain announced another two, marking an unusual outbreak in Europe of a disease typically limited to Africa. Portugal’s General Directorate for Health said they were also investigating 15 suspected cases and that all were identified this month … Read more

UK officials: 4 men infected with “rare” monkeypox in London

LONDON (AP) — British health authorities say they have identified four “rare and unusual” cases of the disease monkeypox among men who appear to have been infected in London and had no history of travel to the African countries where the smallpox-like disease is endemic. In a statement Monday, the UK’s Health Security Agency said … Read more