Institute Says 31 Cases of Monkeypox Registered in Serbia | Beta Briefing

Institute Says 31 Cases of Monkeypox Registered in Serbia

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News / Politics | 18.08.22 | access_time 17:07

Institute for Public Health(BETAPHOTO/MILOS MISKOV/DS)

Since June 17 when the first case of monkeypox was registered in Serbia, until Aug. 17, 2022 a total of 31 cases of monkeypox were registered in Serbia, the Serbian Batut Public Health Institute announced on Aug. 17.

All of the infected are men aged between 21 and 44. “According to the relevant public health institutes/bureaus who performed epidemiological studies, all of the patients developed a typical clinical picture involving rashes, temperatures and other symptoms of infection,” the Institute said in a statement. Three individuals required hospitalization while the others were sent home.

According to the World Health Organization a total of 27,814 confirmed cases by laboratories have been registered along with 11 fatalities in 89 countries, i.e. territories.

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