Egypt’s Health Ministry: New monkeypox case confirmed



Fri, 09 Dec 2022 - 05:20 GMT


Fri, 09 Dec 2022 - 05:20 GMT

CAIRO – 8 December 2022: The Ministry of Health confirmed detecting a new positive case of monkeypox infection in the country for a patient, aged 39 years.

In a statement on Thursday, the ministry said discovering and isolating the new case come as part of the ministry's efforts to monitor and handle any suspicious cases of infectious diseases.

Precautionary measures have been taken to ensure that the patient and his relatives and other individuals who have had close contact with the case prior to confirmation of its infection do not contact any persons in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization in this regard, according to the statement.

The statement said the patient is in stable condition and is receiving all needed medical care





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