Xinhua News Agency, Madrid, August 10 (Xie Yuzhi) The latest data from the Spanish National Epidemiological Surveillance Network shows that as of the 9th, the number of confirmed cases of monkeypox in Spain has reached 5,162, with 2 deaths.
2022March 31, people inside a store in Madrid, Spain grocery shopping. Published by Xinhua News Agency (Photo by Gustavo Valiente)
Statistics show that among the major autonomous regions in Spain, the number of confirmed cases of monkeypox in the Madrid Autonomous Region The highest number, reaching 1817 cases; the number of confirmed cases in Catalonia also reached 1636 cases.
The Spanish Ministry of Health said on the 9th that most monkeypox cases in Spain are mild, with low hospitalization and mortality rates, and most of the patients have had sexual behavior or other sustained, long-term physical contact with other confirmed cases. .
The Spanish Ministry of Health also said that contracting the virus could have a greater impact on an individual level in young children, pregnant women and immunocompromised people. Early detection, early detection and vaccination are the keys to responding to monkeypox outbreaks.