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Matt Hancock says he’s 'dealing with' UK outbreak of rare monkeypox virus

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Matt Hancock has revealed that the UK is “dealing with” an outbreak of untreatable monkeypox.Mr Hancock declined to say exactly where the outbreak was or how many people were affected but unconfirmed reports say there are two patients being treated in North Wales.One of the people currently being treated is believed to have caught the virus on an overseas trip while the second lives in the same house.Monkeypox virus is most commonly transmitted to humans from wild animals such as squirrels and monkeys, and human-to-human transmission is comparatively rare.Typically, up to one in ten people who contract monkeypox may die, with most deaths occurring in younger age groups.Human monkeypox was first identified in humans in 1970 in the Democratic.

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