Eight cases of Monkeypox recorded in Thailand

As of September 11, 2022, there were 54,709 cases of monkeypox globally.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANGKOK – A Thai returned from Qatar becomes the eighth case monkeypox in that country. The director general of Thailand’s Department of Disease Control, Dr Opas Karnkawinpong, said, based on a report from the Bamrasnaradura Institute for Infectious Diseases, that the 23-year-old man did not have the disease he caused. the virus.

She was a service provider in Qatar and had sex with a man who had blisters on his back. The Thai man fell ill on September 8, 2022.

He had fever, chills, headache, fatigue, muscle and back aches, no appetite, and had about 15 blisters on his hands, arms, back, buttocks, and anus.

He arrived in Thailand on September 13, 2022 and later met two Thai friends. They do not touch the skin or the injured part.

On September 14, 2022, he went to the Bamrasnaradura Institute of Infectious Diseases for testing. A doctor collected samples from him for testing and later found out that he had monkeypox.

As of September 11, 2022, there have been 54,709 cases of monkeypox worldwide and 18 of them have died. Most cases occur in Europe, said Dr Opas.


source: tra

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