Another male patient with orthopoxvirus infection has been reported at Helsinki University Hospital (HUS). The monkey pox virus belongs to the genus of orthopoxviruses, but a second monkey pox infection had not been confirmed on Wednesday afternoon.
The first symptoms of monkey pox may be fever, headache, swelling of the lymph nodes, back pain, muscle aches and tiredness. Skin symptoms begin 1 to 3 days after the onset of fever. A blistering rash forms, especially on the face, hands and feet.
In a press release, HUS urged those at increased risk and symptoms to contact health care by phone and apply for an investigation. The hospital district reported an increase in cases, but no longer reported individual cases.
Source: The Nordic Page