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Man suspected of contracting monkeypox virus being observed at Teku hospital

16 June 2022  

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KATHMANDU: A Nepali youth suspected of contracting monkeypox virus is under observation at a Teku hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The suspect is being monitored at Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Diseases Hospital (STIDH) in Teku, Kathmandu.

According to STIDH, the young man who arrived from Dubai is being monitored after he exhibited similar symptoms to that of monkeypox virus.

The 27-year-old man had a fever of up to four degrees Celsius on Thursday and there were red blisters on his body and hands.

The hospital said his health condition is normal at present.

Infectious disease specialist Dr Sher Bahadur Pun said that a sample has been sent to the National Public Health Laboratory to ascertain whether the blisters on the youth’s body and hands is due to monkeypox virus.

Publish Date : 16 June 2022 16:28 PM

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