Italy reports first case of monkeypox infection, two more suspected

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MILAN, May 19 (Reuters) - Italy has diagnosed its first case of the monkeypox infection at the Spallanzani hospital in Rome, the hospital said on Thursday, adding that the person, who arrived from a stay on the Canary Islands, was being kept in isolation.

The hospital added there were two other suspected cases that had yet to be confirmed.

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Reporting by Emilio Parodi, writing by Agnieszka Flak Editing by Keith Weir

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