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The General Directorate of Health Surveillance, under the health portfolio, confirmed the first case of monkeypox in a woman, in national territory, identified in the Central department.

The patient is  between 40 and 50 years of age, without comorbidities. The woman reported fever, sore throat, muscle pain, and rash. She was admitted for pain management. Currently, she is discharged, in good clinical condition and under follow-up.

With this finding, there are 104 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the country, among which 103 are males.

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