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Monkey pox Scare Dialled up in South Africa Once Again

The Health Minister, Dr. Joe Phaahla, warns of a confirmed case of monkeypox (Mpox) in Gauteng, involving a 35-year-old male. The disease, caused by the monkeypox virus (MPXV), leads to a rash, fever, and enlarged lymph nodes, with some cases turning severe. Investigations show no recent travel history, but vigilance and contact tracing are underway. […]