Toronto Public Health confirms 1st case of monkeypox virus |

Toronto Public Well being (TPH) says it has confirmed the town’s first case of the monkeypox virus.

In a press launch Thursday afternoon, TPH mentioned the person “stays secure and is recovering in hospital.”

TPH mentioned it additionally acquired laboratory affirmation that two residents with suspected instances of the virus have examined detrimental.

“Three newly-suspected instances of monkeypox had been reported to TPH in the present day as effectively,” the discharge reads. “This brings the overall variety of possible instances to 1 and suspect instances to 3.”

TPH mentioned the 4 people are present process laboratory testing to “verify if they’ve this virus and are at the moment recovering at residence.”

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