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    Israel reports first suspected case of monkeypox in man who returned from Europe | The Times of Israel

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    Published: MAY 20, 2022 21:38
    Updated: MAY 21, 2022 00:02

    By WALLA!

    Israel's first case of monkeypox was discovered in Israel on Friday evening in a man in his 30s who had returned from a trip to western Europe.

    The man was in stable condition but was being kept under observation in quarantine.

    The Health Ministry announced Friday night that it would investigate the monkeypox case, according to Ynet.


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      Monkeypox Case Suspected in Israel, the 13th Country to Be Affected

      5/20/22 AT 3:58 PM EDT


      Israel reported on Friday its first suspected case of the monkeypox virus at Tel Aviv hospital where a man who reportedly came back from a trip to Western Europe was hospitalized.

      Ichilov Hospital said that the man showed symptoms of the disease, but his condition is currently not life threatening, and he is being monitored while quarantining, Haaretz reported.

      ... The Israeli Health Ministry said on Thursday that it is taking measures to protect against a potential outbreak across Israel and ordered health care providers to be aware of any cases showing symptoms of the disease, The Times of Israel reported.

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      Israel reports second case of monkeypox in 30-year-old man
      Around 200 cases have been diagnosed globally since May 7; WHO unsure if outbreak has reached ‘peak of the iceberg’ but says spread containable
      By Michael Horovitz Today, 9:12 pm

      Israel is seeing its second case of the rare monkeypox virus in a 30-year-old man who recently returned from an overseas trip, according to reports in the Hebrew-language media Saturday.

      According to the reports, the man was hospitalized on Friday at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv, and was released after a short while. He was confirmed to be infected with the virus on Saturday.

      The possible second known infection came just over a week after Israel discovered its first case of the virus in a man in his 30s who had returned from a trip to western Europe.

      Last Sunday, the Health Ministry announced two additional suspected cases were ruled out by doctors...


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        Israel confirms third monkeypox case in man who returned from abroad
        No community spread reported in Israel, with all three cases among recent travelers; WHO says risk to global health remains ‘moderate’
        By Amy Spiro Today, 5:04 pm

        Israel on Tuesday confirmed its third case of the monkeypox virus, in an Israeli man who recently returned from abroad.

        According to the Health Ministry, the 34-year-old man arrived at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv with symptoms of the condition.

        The man, who had recently returned from traveling overseas, was confirmed to have monkeypox after a sample was tested at the Israel Institute for Biological Research...


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          Israel confirms 4th monkeypox case
          Xinhua, June 10, 2022

          JERUSALEM, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Israel's Ministry of Health on Thursday reported the country's fourth case of monkeypox.

          The case is a 28-year-old man who recently returned from abroad and arrived at the Sheba Medical Center in central Israel with symptoms of the viral disease, according to the ministry.

          A clinical sample was later tested at the Israel Institute for Biological Research, where the suspicion of monkeypox was verified, it added.

          The previous three cases of monkeypox in Israel have been detected since May 21, all of whom are men in their 30s...


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            Israel reports fifth confirmed case of monkeypox
            Adir Yanko |
            Published: 06.15.22, 17:35

            The Health Ministery on Wednesday confirmed Israel's fifth case of monkeypox in a man in his 30s who returned from abroad.
            The man arrived at Tel Aviv's Sourasky Medical Center with monkeypox-like symptoms before being handed down his diagnosis...


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              Israel confirms first communal spread of monkeypox
              Health Ministry reports 3 new cases of rare disease, including man who contracted it locally, bringing total to 9
              By TOI staff and Agencies Today, 8:17 pm

              The Health Ministry on Monday announced three new monkeypox cases, including the first confirmed instance of community spread in Israel.

              According to a ministry statement, the three cases were all among men from central Israel who are aged between 30 and 60.

              The ministry did not give any further details about the case of the man infected in Israel nor specify in which countries the other two men were believed to have contracted monkeypox.

              With the new diagnoses, there have been a total of nine cases of the rare disease confirmed in Israel. The first case was confirmed on May 20...


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                29 men infected with monkeypox in Israel

                Published: JUNE 27, 2022 19:02

                By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

                29 men have been found to be infected with monkeypox in Israel as of Monday, the Health Ministry announced.



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