Japan's Mpox Outbreak Was Connected with International Travel

In Travel Vaccine News by Travel Vaccine

The Lancet recently published a Correspondence that concluded the continuous reporting of new mpox cases in Japan suggests that ongoing local transmission of the sexually transmitted virus might be occurring.
The first imported mpox case in Japan was reported on July 25, 2022, and patients have been sporadically reported since then, mainly with a history of international travel or after having been in contact with travelers.
In Japan, 8 mpox cases were reported in 2022.

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