Monkey Pox: How Many Cases in Canada?

Written by Javed Iqbal

Cases of monkeypox are on the rise in Canada, as part of a current global outbreak.

The viral disease – which often presents as a flu-like infection with a rash – spreads through close personal contact with those who have a symptomatic case. Vaccines are offered to those most at risk.

The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern on 23 July.

That Public Health Agency of Canada tracks the publicly reported cases across the country and updates the number of confirmed monkeypox infections in each province and territory on a weekly basis.

The federal numbers do not distinguish between active and recovered cases, although PHAC says it continues to collect and analyze epidemiological information about the number of infections in this country.

Here are the number of known monkeypox cases in Canada.

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