Monkeypox Cases In Nigeria: NCDC Confirms 21, One Death


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Monkeypox cases are being tracked by the NCDC in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory: Adamawa, Lagos, Bayelsa, Delta, Cross River, Kano, Imo, Rivers, and Abuja.

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As of Sunday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) had documented 21 cases of monkeypox in nine Nigerian states, as well as one fatality from the disease.

“Among the 21 cases reported in 2022 so far, there has been no evidence of any new or unusual transmission of the virus, nor changes in its clinical manifestation documented (including symptoms, profile and virulence),” NCDC said on its website.

Monkeypox Cases In Nigeria

This year, a total of 21 confirmed cases with one death have been reported from nine states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT): Adamawa (5), Lagos (4), Bayelsa (2), Delta (2), Cross River (2), FCT (2), Kano (2), Imo (1), Rivers (1).

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