Fifth case of monkeypox reported

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The Ministry of Public Health reports the fifth case of monkeypox in the Dominican Republic. The Ministry made the announcement during the weekly public health press conference. The patient has only skin lesions and is stable under medical supervision at the Ramon de Lara Military Hospital in San Isidro Air Base in eastern Santo Domingo.

The patient is a 39-year old man, resident of Santo Domingo, who believes he caught the disease from persons in the border area with Haiti. The man is in isolation at the Ramon de Lara Hospital. The doctor explained that the individual first had a headache, fever and joint pain that started a week ago. The man sought medical help when the lesions in his face migrated to his lower limbs, back, trunk and other parts of the body.

The hospital reported that the country’s fourth smallpox patient is also stable and has no symptoms of the...

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The patient is a 39 year-old man, resident of Santo Domingo, who believes he caught the disease from persons in the border area with Haiti.

Yea, right!!:eek::cautious:.
 
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