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India reports first monkeypox case from Kerala

India reports first monkeypox case from Kerala

India reports first monkeypox case from Kerala

India reported its first confirmed case of monkeypox on Thursday, the head of the national virology institute, which tested the sample, told Reuters.

“It’s a man who travelled from the Middle-East. The rest of the information is with the state health authorities,” Priya Abraham, who heads the National Institute of Virology, a government-run lab that tests disease samples, told Reuters.