It was reported that monkeypox virus was detected in a foreign woman in Lebanon.
The Lebanese Ministry of Health has released a brief statement about the first monkeypox case detected in the country.
In the statement, it was stated that monkeypox virus was found in a foreign woman, and the woman was quarantined at home under the supervision of a doctor.
In the statement, which did not include the information from which country the patient came from, it was noted that his condition was stable.
Monkeypox, known as one of the rare diseases caused by an endemic virus, is divided into 2 types: Congo and West Africa.
The virus, which is usually transmitted from animal to human and rarely from person to person, can cause high fever and itchy blisters on the body.