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BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
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Atlantic
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North60
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Monkeypox warnings ‘went ignored,’ and now world must brace for more outbreaks: scientists – CBC

Virus could get better at infecting humans, cause bigger outbreaks if unchecked

Jun 01, 2022

For years, African scientists tracked a steep rise in monkeypox cases.

More than 2,800 suspected cases were reported in 2018 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo alone. The year after, there were nearly 3,800.

By 2020 — half a century after the first human infection was found in the central African country, then known as Zaire — the total tally of suspected annual cases neared 6,300, including 229 deaths.

The clear spike in infections occurred as globalization increased, humans continued encroaching on animal habitats and cross-protection offered from decades-old smallpox immunization campaigns began to wane. Given that perfect storm, many scientists weren’t shocked by the recent emergence of monkeypox in other countries around the world.

Some also warn that this won’t be the last time the virus spreads beyond its typical territory.

“The recent outbreaks are kind of the culmination of years of warnings that basically went ignored,” said Dr. Boghuma Titanji, a scientist and infectious diseases physician at Emory University in Atlanta who is originally from Cameroon.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/monkeypox-warnings-ignored-outbreaks-1.6472148

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