The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported today the first monkeypox case in the country.
Officials say, as part of its ongoing follow-up of the epidemiological situation, an Egyptian citizen has tested positive for the infection of the monkeypox virus, whose infection was discovered through the epidemiological monitoring procedures carried out by the ministry and was isolated in a hospital for isolation.
The Ministry clarified that the patient is 42 years old and is a resident of one of the European countries, confirming that the patient’s overall condition is stable, and all health and preventive measures have been taken with his intervention in accordance with treatment and follow-up protocols approved by the World Health Organization.
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