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9TH CASE OF MONKEYPOX IN S’PORE CONFIRMED – ALL CASES SO FAR ARE MEN

According to MOH, Singapore confirmed its ninth monkeypox case yesterday (25 July), with the patient being a 31-year-old Filipino man.

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The man had tested positive for monkeypox on Monday after developing a fever on 21 July, and he also had rashes on his face and body.

He sought medical treatment at SGH on Sunday and was admitted on the same day, and he is currently in stable condition.

His infection is not linked to the other cases and contact tracing is currently ongoing.

Singapore’s total number of monkeypox cases now stands at 9, with all 9 cases being men.

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MOH also said earlier that they are engaging those who are more at risk of monkeypox through healthcare and community partners, including men who have intercourse with other men, and who have recently had intercourse with new partners.

Travellers who recently returned from areas with monkeypox cases are also urged to seek medical treatment immediately if they have a fever, rashes and swollen lymph nodes within 3 weeks of their trip.

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