Philippines detects first case of monkeypox


Reuters | Manila | Updated: 29-07-2022 11:44 IST | Created: 29-07-2022 11:43 IST
Philippines detects first case of monkeypox
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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.

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