Incident Director at the UKHSA (United Kingdom Health Security Agency) Dr William Welfare said: “As case numbers of monkeypox continue to rise and with many summer events and festivals ahead, we’re reminding people to be aware of the symptoms of monkeypox, particularly if you’ve recently had new or multiple sexual partners, to help prevent further spread and protect others.

“If you have a rash with blisters, or any other monkeypox symptoms, don’t go to events, meet with friends, or have sexual contact.”

Symptoms of monkeypox include:
• A rash
• High temperature
• Muscle aches
• Backache
• Swollen glands
• Shivering
• Exhaustion.




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