20 May 2022

Monkeypox: 11 new cases confirmed in UK

News Correspondent

11 new cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in the UK, and today France, Germany, Belgium and Australia confirmed their first cases too.

While most are mild, the World Health Organisation has expressed concerns that the number of people in Europe getting infected could go up as people gather for parties and festivals over the summer.

Warning: this report starts with images of the disease.