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Egypt free from monkeypox - Health Ministry

Monday، 23 May 2022 - 11:27 AM

Egypt is free from monkeypox, the Health Ministry said Sunday.

The bodies concerned closely follow up the global epidemiological situation of monkeypox virus and other epidemic diseases, it added in a statement.

So far, no monkeypox cases have been detected in Egypt, the ministry said.

The virus does not spread through long-range airborne transmission. It is transmitted by contact with infected cases for a long period, it added.

 MENA


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