Czech Republic detects its first case of monkeypox


Reuters | Prague | Updated: 24-05-2022 17:15 IST | Created: 24-05-2022 17:01 IST
Czech Republic detects its first case of monkeypox
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The Czech Republic confirmed its first case of monkeypox on Tuesday, the head of the Czech Infectious Medicine Society (SIL) said. "Today, a case was confirmed by a laboratory," SIL chairman Pavel Dlouhy told Reuters, confirming a report by news website Seznam Zpravy.

Dlouhy said the patient was being treated at the Central Military Hospital in Prague, but he did not give further details.

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