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Philippines detects first case of monkeypox

The patient was now in isolation, said Department of Health Undersecretary Beverly Ho.

July 29, 2022 / 12:26 PM IST
Monkeypox causes fevers and skin lesions.

Monkeypox causes fevers and skin lesions.

The Philippines has reported its first case of the monkeypox virus, detected in a citizen who returned from abroad earlier this month, a health ministry official said on Friday.

The patient was now in isolation, said Department of Health Undersecretary Beverly Ho.
Reuters
first published: Jul 29, 2022 12:26 pm
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