Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Monkeypox: 11 new cases confirmed in UK” – below is their description.
11 new cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in the UK, and today France, Germany, Belgium and Australia confirmed their first cases too.
While most are mild, the World Health Organisation has expressed concerns that the number of people in Europe getting infected could go up as people gather for parties and festivals over the summer.
Warning: this report starts with images of the disease.
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Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest.
It covers an area of 30,689 km2 (11,849 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.5 million, making it the 22nd most densely populated country in the world and the 6th most densely populated country in Europe, with a density of 376 per square kilometre (970/sq mi). The capital and largest city is Brussels; other major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi, Liège, Bruges, Namur, and Leuven.
Legally, Belgium is a sovereign state and a federal constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system. Its institutional organization is complex and is structured on both regional and linguistic grounds. It is divided into three highly autonomous regions: the Flemish Region in the north, Wallonia in the south, and the Brussels-Capital Region.
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