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World Health Organization: the number of infected with monkeypox has reached 85.4 thousand, of which 89 have died

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The World Health Organization announced that the number of people infected with mpos disease (the new name for monkeypox) in the world since the beginning of 2022 has reached 85.4 thousand, of which 89 have died.

And the World Health Organization released an update on Friday showing the following: From January 1, 2022 to January 30, 2023, the World Health Organization reported 85,449 cases and 89 deaths from 110 countries.

Since the publication of the previous bulletin on January 19, 716 new cases and nine deaths have been recorded.

For the week from January 23 to 29, 403 cases of infection were detected, which is 109 more than in the previous seven days.

Thirteen countries have reported increases in cases to the World Health Organization in the past week, with Mexico reporting the largest increase.

Most cases of infection since the beginning of 2022 have been registered in the United States (29,891), followed by Brazil (10,739), Spain (7,518), France (4,128), Colombia (4,066), Mexico (3,768), United Kingdom ( 3735), Peru (3723), Germany (3692) and Canada (1460). The vast majority of cases (96.6%) are men aged 29 to 41 years.

Source: TASS

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