Ninety Monkeypox cases across the UK

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The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has detected 8 additional cases of monkeypox in England on 26th May 2022. There are 3 confirmed cases in Scotland, one in Wales and one in Northern Ireland, taking the UK total to 90 cases.

UKHSA has also purchased over 20,000 doses of a safe smallpox vaccine called Imvanex (supplied by Bavarian Nordic) and this is being offered to identified close contacts of those diagnosed with monkeypox to reduce the risk of symptomatic infection and severe illness.

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** This post was originally published on May 26, 2022 **