Spain confirms the first death from monkeypox in Europe

Spain.- The first death related to monkey pox It was confirmed this weekend by Spanish authorities, who detailed that this case was registered in the Valencian Community in a patient who lost his life due to encephalitis associated with said infection.

This death from monkeypox has become the first of its kind recorded in Europe and the second in Africa, the country where this disease is believed to have originated.

According to the world organization of Health (WHO), Spain is the country with the most cases registered so far, with 4 thousand 298 reported.

According to the news agency EFE, the National Epidemiological Surveillance Network (RENAVE), of 3,750 infected for whom information is available, at least 120 are hospitalized and one died.

Meanwhile, monkeypox in Mexico continues to advance, and as of this Friday, 60 confirmed cases have been reported throughout the country, according to reports from the Institute of Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference (InDRE).

However, it is estimated that there could be at least five more cases in the 12 states where they have been detected.

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The states that top the list with the most cases of monkeypox are; Mexico City with 35 confirmed cases, followed by Jalisco with 12 and the State of Mexico with two cases.