Saturday, August 6, 2022
Two additional cases of monkeypox* have been detected in Southern Cyprus, Yeniduzen reported.
According to reports in the south, two men aged 20 and 30 who recently arrived in Cyprus have contracted the virus.
The two men were reported to be in good health and being treated in the specialized department of Nicosia General Hospital.
Today’s cases bring the number of monkeypox cases seen so far in the South to three.
*Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. This virus is part of the same virus family as variola virus, the virus that causes smallpox. Symptoms of monkeypox are similar to those of smallpox, but are milder and rarely fatal. Monkeypox is not related to chickenpox.
Monkeypox can spread to anyone through close, personal, often skin-to-skin contact. Touching objects, fabrics (clothes, bedding, towels) and surfaces used by monkeypox patients. [Ed.]
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