Amman, Sep 9 (IANS) Jordan’s Health Ministry has confirmed the first monkeypox case in the kingdom.
The patient was a Jordanian citizen in his 30s who had recently traveled to several European countries and returned to Jordan on August 20, Xinhua news agency reported, the state-run Petra news agency.
The patient, who is currently in good condition and recovering at his home in isolation, started to develop symptoms on August 25, including a fever, sore throat, muscle soreness and swollen lymph nodes, it added.
The ministry said it was tracking down people who had contact with the patient to inquire about their health conditions.
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