A Monkeypox Surveillance Sheet Was Just Released For The First Time In Lebanon

Asharq Al-Awsat

On Friday evening, Lebanon’s Ministry of Public Health released for the first time a Monkeypox surveillance sheet.

Here are the details of what was reported from the announcement of the first confirmed case in June to July 21st:

There were 20 suspected cases.

12 of them were sent to Rafic Hariri University Hospital to get tested.

There were 4 confirmed cases, 1 residing in Beirut and 3 in Mount Lebanon. They are all males of Lebanese nationality with travel history, and their ages varied from 31 to 59.

The cases had home isolations with follow-up for contacts.

For more information on the virus, click here.

Related: Monkeypox Tests Are Now Available In Lebanon

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