South Africa confirms first monkeypox case, not linked to travel
South Africa's Health Minister Joe Phaahla said on Thursday that he had been notified by the country's laboratory services that they had confirmed the first monkeypox case in South Africa.
US boosts monkeypox testing, 142 cases confirmed
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has started shipping monkeypox tests to commercial laboratories, in a bid to speed diagnoses for suspected infections for the virus that has already infected at least 142 people in the U.S.
Taiwan confirms first imported case of monkeypox
TAIPEI: Taiwan's government on Friday (Jun 24) confirmed its first imported case of monkeypox, a man in his 20s who had studied in Germany from January until June this year when he returned to the island.
South Africa: Contact Tracing Under Way for First Monkeypox Case Confirmed in SA
Analysis - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases confirmed that contact tracing is being carried out for the first case of monkeypox identified in South Africa. The disease is considered mild and tends to move slowly within a population. Large-scale vaccination is not currently viewed as necessary.