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First Case of MPOX, Formerly Monkeypox, Confirmed in Fukuoka :

A man in his thirties living in Fukuoka Prefecture has been diagnosed with Mpox, marking the first confirmed case in the prefecture. The patient, who has not recently traveled abroad, is in stable condition. As of now, 218 cases have been confirmed nationwide since the first domestic case was reported in July last year. The prefecture is investigating the infection route and advising the public on precautionary measures. Source: NHK

First Case of 'Mpox', Formerly Monkeypox, Confirmed in Fukuoka

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Fukuoka Prefecture
Published: Nov 17, 2023 / Last Updated: Nov 17, 2023

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