Second monkeypox case detected in T&T


(Loop News) A second case of Monkeypox (Mpox) virus was confirmed via laboratory testing in Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday.

The Ministry of Health said the patient is a young adult male. It didn’t say whether the patient had travel history like the first case reported on Tuesday.

Now, the County Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) is conducting an epidemiological investigation and has initiated the local public health response, which includes home isolation and contact tracing for the patient.

The Ministry said it will continue to provide updates to the public as necessary.

Further information on the Monkeypox virus can be found on the Ministry’s website.

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