Monkeypox cases: scare rises as Spanish and Italy cases linked to Pride Festival in Gran Canaria attended by 80000 people

Monkeypox cases: scare rises as Spanish and Italy cases linked to Pride Festival in Gran Canaria attended by 80000 people: Europe is reeling under Monkeypox scare as more than 100 cases have been reported in the last few days. The UK Health Security Agency has confirmed the news and issued guidelines to prepare to handle a possible outbreak. To make things worse, the recent Gran Canarian Pride Festival that was attended by nearly 80000 people is linked to several monkeypox cases in Italy, Madrid, and Tenerife. Thousands of people from Britain and Europe attended the event that was held between May 5th and 15th this month. For more news follow onbreakingnews.com

Monkeypox Outbreak:-

Interestingly, most of the cases are detected in bisexual and gay men. The health authorities are also investigating if there are any links between the cases and LGBT celebrations. Contact tracing is a difficult thing to manage as was seen in the recent covid pandemic and similar guidelines have to be followed to identify the patient zero of this monkeypox outbreak. In this way, it becomes easy to identify more infected people and provide adequate treatment at the right time. this will help to mitigate the spread of the virus.

In the Canary Islands, one of the cases was linked to the LGBT festival:-

In the Canary Islands, one of the cases was linked to the LGBT festival. A similar situation was noticed by Spanish authorities who have linked one case to a sauna. Such sauna outlets are usually popular with gay men who majorly look to meet other men with similar interests.

Monkeypox Cases:-

Doctors have also predicted that there will be a rise in monkeypox cases in the UK in the coming weeks and authorities need to be prepared to handle a difficult situation. According to experts, the disease started in monkeys and somehow got transferred to humans. It can get transmitted through close contact with an infected person and sexual intercourse is also one of the things that can transmit the disease.

Smallpox Vaccinations to Prevent the Spread of this Disease:-

Europe is getting ready with smallpox vaccinations to prevent the spread of this disease. The health authorities need to be alert in this situation as things can go out of hand within a short duration of time if proper care is not taken in the early stages. It is not yet clear if the virus can spread through the air and more investigation is needed in this regard. In the last few weeks, more than 100 new cases are detected in Europe and the disease is also spreading in the US, Canada, and other regions of the world. Especially the younger population needs to be more careful in this regard to avoid the next outbreak.