UK: More than 1,000 cases of Monkeypox in Britain

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Up to 26 June 2022 there were 1,076 laboratory confirmed cases in the UK. Of these, 27 were in Scotland, 5 were in Northern Ireland, 9 were in Wales and 1,035 were in England.



A high proportion of England cases were known to be London residents (79%, 659 of 833 with reported home address). For confirmed cases in the UK, where gender information was available, 1033 (100%) confirmed cases were male, with 5 confirmed female cases. The median age of confirmed cases in the UK was 36 years (interquartile range 31 to 43).


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** This post was originally published on June 28, 2022 **