Hong Kong records first monkeypox case

Hong Kong will raise its alert level for monkeypox and notify the World Health Organization and mainland China after first case detected. – AFP pic, September 6, 2022.

HONG KONG recorded its first case of monkeypox in a 30-year-old man who had travelled into the city and showed symptoms during hotel quarantine, health officials said today.

The patient arrived in the city yesterday and was taken to hospital after he reported feeling unwell, according to health official Edwin Tsui.

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