Canada has reported 890 monkeypox cases, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) said on Wednesday.

Iran PressAmerica: Monkeypox is usually a mild viral illness characterized by symptoms of fever as well as a distinctive bumpy rash.

Monkeypox spreads from person to person, through contact with contaminated objects, and from animals to humans.

Ontario reported 423 cases. There are 373 cases reported in Quebec, 78 in British Columbia, 13 in Alberta, two in Saskatchewan, and one in Yukon.

Most people infected with monkeypox could recover on their own after a few weeks, but in some circumstances, people can become very sick and die, PHAC states on its website.


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