European country: The first death from monkeypox may have been recorded
Spain has reported what is believed to be the first death in Europe linked to monkeypox in the current outbreak of the disease, The Guardian reports.
Brazil reported earlier Friday the first monkeypox-related death outside Africa in the current wave.
According to a World Health Organization report from July 22, only five deaths had been reported worldwide, all in Africa.
The WHO last Saturday declared the rapidly spreading outbreak a global health emergency, the highest level of alert.
In its latest report, the Spanish health ministry said 4,298 cases had been confirmed in the country, only 64 of them women. /Express newspaper/