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Monkeypox: 20 confirmed cases in Italy says Sileri

Spread far from comparable with COVID says health undersec

(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 1 - There are now 20 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Italy, Health Undersecretary Pierpaolo Sileri said Wednesday.
    Some 19 of them were linked to air travel where a chain of contagion had been identified.
    He said the spread of the virus was not at all comparable to COVID-19.
    Sileri said other cases may emerge in the comings days given the incubation period of up to two weeks.
    He was speaking on the radio show Un giorno da pecora, on state broadcaster Rai's Radio Uno station. (ANSA).
   

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