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Rajasthan Reports First Suspected Case of Monkeypox

The 20-year-old youth is suffering from fever for the last four days and has rashes on his body, as per a doctor.

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Rajasthan has reported its first suspected case of monkeypox. A 20-year-old, exhibiting symptoms of the disease, has been admitted to a government hospital here and his samples have been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune, said Dr Ajit Singh, Superintendent of Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, on Monday, 1 August.

The youth was referred from Kishangarh late on Sunday. He has been kept under observation in the special ward created for monkeypox cases, he said.

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The youth is suffering from fever for the last four days and has rashes on his body, Dr Singh added.

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