Hungary reports first case of monkeypox

Illustration shows test tubes labelled "Monkeypox virus positive and negative\
Test tubes labelled "Monkeypox virus positive and negative" are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

BUDAPEST, May 31 (Reuters) - Hungary has confirmed its first case of monkeypox, Surgeon General Cecilia Muller told state news agency MTI on Tuesday.

The patient is a 38-year-old man and health authorities are still investigating whether he travelled abroad recently, she said.

Reporting by Anita Komuves; Editing by Edmund Blair

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