First monkeypox case detected in Mozambique

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Mozambique has announced its first case of monkeypox since the World Health Organization (WHO) reported an outbreak of the disease in non-endemic countries in May.

According to a statement by the country’s health authorities, a man in the capital, Maputo, has been diagnosed with the illness.

The health officials explained that the infected man had a history of travel.

Efforts are under way to trace all the people with whom he had contact, officials added.

Monkeypox has also been reported in neighbouring South Africa and Malawi.



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