Global Outbreak Update: Laboratory-confirmed case of monkeypox in the UK

The UK notified the WHO of a PCR-confirmed monkeypox case on a patient that lived and worked in Delta State, Nigeria. A second case was confirmed on 31 May 2021.

More information on this update here. For more information about the disease,including latest news, research, fact sheets and training, please visit the dedicated WHO Monkeypox Portal.

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