The Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MISPAS), reported four new positive cases of monkeypox, which increases to 25 the total number of infections of the disease registered to date in the country.
The general director of Epidemiology, Dr. Ronald Skewes, reported that the cases include two male patients, one 34 years old and the other 52, as well as two female patients, 26 and 39 years old, respectively, all residing in the National District.
The four patients are under home surveillance, “since they are mild cases,” Skewes said.
The symptoms of the disease are fever, headache, tiredness and chills. Also changes in the skin.
The first case of the disease, was detected in the country on July 6, was a 25-year-old Dominican from the United States.
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