22 June 2022

S. Korea Confirms 1st Case of Monkeypox Infection

International and Arabic
  • Monkeypox

Seoul, June 22 (QNA) - South Korea on Wednesday confirmed its first case of monkeypox infection, prompting concerns over the possibility of the spread of the virus.
According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA), the patient, who arrived at Incheon International Airport has tested positive for the virus.
The World Health Organization (WHO) earlier expected there will be more cases of monkeypox identified as surveillance expands in non-endemic countries.
Symptoms of monkeypox can include fever, muscle aches and backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills, exhaustion and a rash that can look like pimples or blisters that appears on the face and on other parts of the body like the hands. (QNA)

Keywords

General, Asian countries, Koreas
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