The first deaths from monkeypox were reported in Brazil and Spain.
According to the British media, a 41-year-old man from Brazil died of monkeypox, while the news of the death came from Spain.
In view of the increasing cases of monkeypox last week, the World Health Organization has declared it a global health emergency
However, the World Health Organization says that the symptoms of monkeypox infection are mild and the chances of it spreading to the general population are somewhat low.
In a statement issued by the Brazilian Ministry of Health, it is said that the patient who died of monkeypox had a weak immune system and was suffering from other diseases before.
According to the report, 1,666 cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Brazil so far and there are 513 suspected cases, while 98% of the confirmed cases are men.
Apart from this, the Ministry of Health of Spain has also confirmed the first death from the monkeypox virus.
The Ministry of Health of Spain says that there are currently 3,750 cases of monkeypox in the country, of which 120 people are being treated in hospital and one person has died.
On the other hand, according to the Center for Disease Control, the number of people suffering from the monkeypox virus worldwide is more than 21 thousand