(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Canada has confirmed 1,411 cases of monkeypox, including 38
hospitalisations, the Public Health Agency of Canada said on
Friday, reports citing .
Of the confirmed cases, 674 are from Ontario, 521 from Quebec,
167 from British Columbia, 41 from Alberta, three from
Saskatchewan, two from the Yukon and one each from Nova Scotia,
Manitoba and New Brunswick, said the health agency.
The rollout of second doses in Canada started this week. The
second dose, only for people who do not have symptoms, can be
administered 28 days after the first.
Monkeypox is a viral disease that can spread from person to
person through close contact with an infected person, including
through hugs, kisses, massages or sexual intercourse, according to
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