Before you go to a party or event, check yourself for monkeypox symptoms, including rashes and blisters. If you have monkeypox symptoms, take a break from attending events or sex until you’ve called 111 or a sexual health service and been assessed by a clinician. It can take up to 3 weeks for symptoms to appear after being in contact with someone with monkeypox, so stay alert for symptoms after you have skin to skin or sexual contact with someone new. Anyone with unusual rashes or lesions on any part of their body should immediately contact NHS 111 or their local sexual health service – please phone ahead before attending in person.
Council officials made the shocking discovery during a routine inspection last November and closed the takeaway, saying it posed an ‘imminent risk’. Owner Wen Yi Cao, 50, of Grimsby, admitted 13 severe food hygiene offences when he appeared at Grimsby Magistrates’ Court on July 15. We are working with NHS England and NHS Improvement to contact the individuals who have had close contact with the case prior to confirmation of their infection, to assess them as necessary and provide advice. This includes contacting a number of passengers who travelled in close proximity to the patient on the same flight to the UK. People without symptoms are not considered infectious but, as a precaution, those who have been in close proximity are being contacted to ensure that if they do become unwell they can be treated quickly. A rash can develop, often beginning on the face, then spreading to other parts of the body, particularly the hands and feet.
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The UK Health Security Agency has detected 52 additional cases of monkeypox in England, one additional case in Scotland and one in Wales. The UK Health Security Agency has detected 46 additional cases of monkeypox in England, 3 additional cases in Scotland and 1 in Wales. Updated case data will be published on Tuesdays and Fridays beginning on Tuesday 21 June.
The latest cases bring the total number of monkeypox cases confirmed in England since 6 May to 20. The latest cases bring the total number of monkeypox cases confirmed in England since 7 May to 56. Additionally, today, UKHSA has published guidance principles agreed across all 4 UK nations on how to effectively limit transmission of monkeypox and limit onward transmission when cases are identified. This means all doctors in England are required to notify their local council or local Health Protection Team if they suspect a patient has monkeypox. Laboratories must also notify the UK Health Security Agency if the monkeypox virus is identified in a laboratory sample.
- Clinicians should be alert to any individual presenting with unusual rashes without a clear alternative diagnosis and should contact specialist services for advice.
- The UK Health Security Agency has detected 18 additional cases of monkeypox in England, and one additional case in Scotland.
- Owner Wen Yi Cao, 50, of Grimsby, admitted 13 severe food hygiene offences when he appeared at Grimsby Magistrates’ Court on July 15.
- Anyone with unusual rashes or lesions on any part of their body, especially their genitalia, should contact NHS 111 or call a sexual health service if they have concerns.
- Currently the majority of cases have been in men who are gay, bisexual or have sex with men.
Future importations of monkeypox directly from West Africa as well as cases caused by the Congo basin clade of the virus will still be classified as HCIDs as we cannot predict their characteristics. This decision has been taken because the current outbreak does not meet the criteria for a high consequence infectious disease, which is defined as having a high mortality rate and a lack of available interventions. We continue to advise those with monkeypox to not have sex while symptomatic and while lesions are present. The UK previously procured nearly 30,000 doses, enabling the NHS to begin rollout of the vaccine programme to individuals who are most likely to acquire the virus. Thank you to all contacts who have isolated already in response to this outbreak. We understand that isolation can be difficult but this was a necessary precaution whilst our knowledge of the outbreak was limited.
The UK Health Security Agency has detected 16 additional cases of monkeypox in England. The UK Health Security Agency has detected 71 additional cases of monkeypox in England. The UK Health Security Agency has detected 5 additional cases of monkeypox in England and 1 in Scotland. The UK Health Security Agency has detected 11 additional cases of monkeypox in England. The UK Health Security Agency has detected 15 additional cases of monkeypox in England and 3 in Scotland.
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A notable proportion of cases detected have been in gay and bisexual men, so UKHSA continues to urge this community to be alert to monkeypox symptoms. You should call NHS 111 or a sexual health centre immediately if you have a rash with blisters. Stay at home and avoid close contact with other people until you’ve been told what to do.
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Based on the growing evidence of how the monkeypox virus is being passed on in this outbreak, close contacts will no longer have to isolate for 21 days unless they develop symptoms. We are also working with the NHS to reach any healthcare contacts who have had close contact with the cases prior to confirmation of their infection, to assess them as necessary and provide advice. The virus does not usually spread easily between people, but it can be passed on through close person-to-person contact or contact with items used by a person who has monkeypox, such as clothes, bedding or utensils. Monkeypox is usually a self-limiting illness and most people recover within a few weeks. UKHSAhealth protection teams are contacting people considered to be high-risk contacts of confirmed cases and are advising those who have been risk assessed and remain well to isolate at home for up to 21 days.