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Japan health officials reported eight additional monkeypox, or mpox cases from May 1, 2023 to May 7, 2023, bringing the country total to 135.


The latest cases include seven from Tokyo and one from Kanagawa Prefecture.

On July 25, 2022, the first case of monkeypox in Japan was reported in Tokyo. Japan reported only eight cases in 2022.