29 C
Agartala
Thursday, February 29, 2024

US reports over 28,000 monkeypox cases

Date:

More than 28,000 monkeypox cases had been confirmed in the United States, according to the latest data of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

California had the most confirmed cases among US states, with 5,372 cases, followed by New York with 4,082 and Florida with 2,697, according to the CDC data as of Tuesday.

At least six people in the United States who tested positive for monkeypox had died, including two in Chicago, two in New York, one in Nevada and one in Maryland, local health departments confirmed.

Monkeypox infections are rarely fatal, with most cases resolving within two to four weeks. According to the World Health Organization, the disease has a fatality rate of around 3 to 6 per cent.

However, immunocompromised individuals are more likely to experience severe illness when infected, according to the CDC.

Share post:

Subscribe

Adspot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

Puneri Paltan sails past Patna Pirates, roar into PKL Final

 Puneri Paltan secured their spot as the first finalists...

Mumbai City FC & FC Goa share points in ISL

Mumbai City FC played a 1-1 draw against FC...

B-town couple Deepika-Ranveer expecting first child

 Bollywood power couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have...

Ravi Teja’s action-packed film ‘Eagle’ soars on OTT platforms

 Ravi Teja's latest action thriller, "Eagle," is set to...