Two cases of monkeypox virus found in Wales 11 June 2021 Wales Image: Monkeypox is mostly found in central and western Africa. Pic: World Health Organisation ''Two cases of monkeypox have been reported in north Wales, health officials have said. Public Health Wales (PHW) said the people were infected abroad and the two patients are from the same household. Both PHW and Public Health England are monitoring the cases, which has seen the two people admitted to hospital in England.'' Eight symptoms of monkeypox to be aware of as cases confirmed in North Wales Cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in North Wales ''The illness begins with: high temperature headache muscle aches backache swollen glands chills exhaustion Then a rash usually begins 1 to 5 days after the first symptoms. The spots often start on the face before spreading to other parts of the body.''