"Once the patient was recognised as having a contagious condition, they were rapidly transferred to an isolation unit to ensure minimal risk to staff and patients", a spokesman for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said.
Dr Mike Beadsworth, Clinical Director of the Tropical and Infectious Diseases Unit said: "We are treating a patient who has tested positive for monkeypox". "A rash can develop, often beginning on the face, then spreading to other parts of the body".
"It is very unusual to see two cases in such a relatively short space of time".
The infection can be spread when someone is in close contact with an infected person.
"A Technical Working Group coordinated by NCDC and comprising of partners from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF and U.S. Centres for Disease Control (US-CDC)".
"Initial symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills and exhaustion", PHE said.
Symptoms generally appear within ten days of exposure to the virus and can last for between two and five weeks.
For most individuals, vaccination against the smallpox virus will also prevent monkeypox.
It is transmitted through direct contact with infected animals or humans or contaminated materials.
Monkeypox was first identified in monkeys by scientists in a laboratory in 1958. "Most people recover within several weeks", he added. It has been seen to affect humans rarely and some cases have been reported in central and western African countries.
"We therefore encourage any healthcare worker that suspects a case of Monkeypox, to reach out to their State Epidemiology team for appropriate action".
"Since the re-emergence of Monkeypox in Nigeria in September 2017, NCDC has continued to receive reports and respond to cases of the disease from states across the country", he said.
Pope Francis will meet with US cardinals and bishops Thursday to discuss the sex abuse scandal , according to the Vatican. DiNardo's deputy Jose Horacio Gomez and general secretary Brian Bransfield also attended the closed-door meeting.
Selbie was unwavering. "We think our advice on drink-free days is easily understandable, pragmatic and sensible", he said. The Drink Free Days app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don't.
Apple hasn't publicly explained itself, though chief executive Tim Cook may explain the firm's thinking in a future earnings call. It has the same upgraded technology as the iPhone XS phones, and you can take Bokeh portrait shots with the help of software.
California Governor Jerry Brown delivers his final state of the state address in Sacramento, California, U.S., January 25, 2018. It's working toward a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent over the next 12 years.
Police have taken the driver - a man in his 40s surnamed Yang - into custody, describing him as a "vengeful repeat offender ". Nine people have died and 46 others injured after an SUV plowed into a crowd in Hengdong county in Hunan Province, China.
The cameras even automatically adjust their field of focus when a turn signal is activated, or the vehicle is put into reverse. In Japanese markets, the 2019 Lexus ES will replace the traditional side mirrors with a new digital camera system.
Hurricane Helene and Tropical Storm Joyce are far out in the Atlantic and pose no immediate threat to land, forecasters said. The National Hurricane Center says the outer rain bands of Hurricane Florence are approaching the coast of North Carolina.
Ericsson has signed a multi-year, $3.5 billion contract with T-Mobile for the operator's nationwide 5G network deployment. T-Mobile and Ericsson have signed a $3.5 billion agreement to build out T-Mobile's 5G infrastructure.
Russell Westbrook underwent arthroscopic surgery
He started in all 67 games he appeared in for the Atlanta Hawks last season, averaging 19.4 points and 6.2 assists per game. Westbrook suffered a right knee injury in the 2013 playoffs and underwent three operations on the knee that year.
Rajini's '2.0' teaser: Chitti, Crow Man fight it out
The teaser for Rajinikanth's latest film 2.0 dropped on Thursday morning and quickly crossed a million views on YouTube. Rajinikanth played a scientist, devoid of the usual style and attitude fans associate with him on screen.
Apple introduces iPhone XR
As you can see, however, this deal is only good for a limited time, and only applies to iPhone XS models. The cameras on the XS and XS Max have pretty much the same specs as those of the departing iPhone X .
Russian Bear Bombers Near Alaska Intercepted Again
It's the second time this month that Russian aircraft have been intercepted in Air Defense Identification Zone, Hennessy said. Tuesday's incident comes just a week after a similar interception of Russian bombers south of the Aleutian Islands.
Cuomo-Nixon showdown in NY governor's race goes to voters
A Siena College poll released Monday shows Cuomo with a 41 percentage point lead over Nixon heading into Thursday's primary. Cuomo's advocacy for same-sex marriage, gun control and other progressive causes might bolster him against Nixon.
Google Cloud AI announces new head
At Google, Li's mantra was "democratising AI" - spreading the advanced tools to more software developers and academic researchers. As for Moore, he is no stranger to Google , having previously worked for the company between 2006 and 2014.
Massive OnePlus 6T Leak: Spces, Price and More
The OnePlus 6T is now listed as "Out of Stock" on Giztop and it says that the smartphone will not be available until October 16. Also the phone will feature a vertically stacked triple rear configuration, that will be seen above the OnePlus logo.