California man gets COVID-19 and monkeypox at the same time

Suffering from both diseases led the man to present other symptoms.

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There are those who have bad luck and a man of California who got infected from COVID-19 Y monkey pox at the same time.

The story that immediately went viral on social networks has as its protagonist mitch thompsonfrom Sebastopol, who revealed to NBC Bay Arena how he contracted both diseases, which currently have the entire world in check.

The subject disclosed that he tested positive for coronavirus at the end of June, because he felt weak and decimated; however, what brought him to high alert is that he began noticing small red lesions appearing on his back, legs, arms and neck.

“The medical he was pretty sure he had monkeypox and he had both. Because that was the question. Can I get them at the same time? And he said, ‘Yes, yes, yes.'”

suffer both diseases led the man to present other symptom such as fever, shortness of breath, chills, body aches, and skin lesions.

“Seriously ill. “And the worst thing was, honestly, I could barely get out of bed and you hardly liked to have a drink of water,” he narrated.

An infectious disease specialist Stanford Universityconsulted by the New York Post, mentioned that it is possible for a person to be infected with both diseases.

“It is certainly not impossible for that to happen. It’s incredibly unlucky. They are very different viruses,” said Dr. Dean Winslow.

There is currently a fifth wave of COVID-19 that continues to claim the lives of dozens of people in the country, while cases of seismic smallpox are growing exponentially, including the World Health Organization has accepted that it could become a pandemic.

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