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Egypt: 2022 Monkeypox

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    Egypt records first monkeypox case in 42-year-old man with European residence permit
    The New Arab Staff & Agencies
    07 September, 2022

    Egypt has recorded its first case of the monkeypox virus, in a man who travelled regularly to Europe, the country's health ministry said on Wednesday.

    "The first case of monkeypox has been detected in Egypt. The 42-year-old man has a residence permit from a European country to which he regularly travels," the health ministry of the Arab world's most populous country said in a statement.

    The man has been placed in isolation in hospital...

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    Egyptian official discloses more monkeypox cases
    Egypt Independent October 10, 2022

    The Head of the preventive medicine sector at the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population Amr Qandil, said that since the World Health Organization announced monkeypox as a global epidemic, 13 unconfirmed cases have been reported in Egypt, of which only two have been confirmed.

    During a phone interview with MBC Masr on Saturday, Qandil said: “The World Health Organization had announced earlier that the monkeypox virus was a health emergency. Since the organization’s announcement, until now, 13 cases have been suspected, of which only two have been confirmed.”

    He pointed out that “The first case that was confirmed was early in September and it was from an Egyptian citizen who has a nationality of a European country and was discovered in Egypt. The other case was discovered on September 26 for a man from an Arab country coming to Egypt from abroad.”...