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Nigerian Man in Phuket Confirmed as Thailand’s First Monkeypox Case

A 27-year-old Nigerian man in Phuket has been confirmed as Thailand’s first official infection of monkeypox.

Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong Director-General of the Department of Disease Control (DDC), this evening (July 21st) stated they were notified from a hospital in Phuket that they have found a suspected case of monkey pox. The disease control team has been investigating the case since July 18th.

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By Goongnang Suksawat


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