Monkeypox recently caused a stir in the world because of the rapidly increasing number of cases. Spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Mohammad Syahril, said a total of 17 suspected monkeypox patients in Indonesia.
However, the PCR tests of the 17 patients were negative, so all patients were discarded.
“Now there are 17, initially he was a suspect. When he checked with PCR, he was negative, so he discarded his name,” said Syahril when met by detikcom, South Jakarta, Wednesday (10/8/2022).
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“The 17 patients discarded all of them,” he stressed again.
For information, cases of monkeypox are known to increase significantly in non-endemic countries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been more than 31,000 cases of monkeypox.
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