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Monkeypox: Clusters reported internationally in non-endemic countries

24 May 2022

Multiple countries have reported cases of monkeypox, mainly in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) Read more

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Outbreak Surveillance

Monkeypox in Peru

28 Jun 2022 Peru

As of 27 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Benin

28 Jun 2022 Benin

As of 27 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in South Africa

28 Jun 2022 South Africa

As of 27 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Serbia

28 Jun 2022 Serbia

As of 27 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in South Korea

28 Jun 2022 South Korea

As of 27 June 2022, mokeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Colombia

24 Jun 2022 Colombia

As of 23 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Singapore

22 Jun 2022 Singapore

As of 21 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Chile

21 Jun 2022 Chile

As of 17 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Georgia

21 Jun 2022 Georgia

As of 17 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Greece

21 Jun 2022 Greece

As of 17 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Iceland

21 Jun 2022 Iceland

As of 17 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Lebanon

21 Jun 2022 Lebanon

As of 20 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Poland

21 Jun 2022 Poland

As of 17 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Venezuela

21 Jun 2022 Venezuela

As of 17 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Luxembourg

17 Jun 2022 Luxembourg

As of 15 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Romania

14 Jun 2022 Romania

As of 14 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Brazil

13 Jun 2022 Brazil

As of 12 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Hungary

10 Jun 2022 Hungary

As of 8 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Morocco

10 Jun 2022 Morocco

As of 8 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country. 

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Monkeypox in Latvia

06 Jun 2022 Latvia

As of 3 June 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Norway

01 Jun 2022 Norway

As of 31 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Ireland

31 May 2022 Ireland

As of 31 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

Monkeypox in Finland

31 May 2022 Finland

As of 29 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Argentina

30 May 2022 Argentina

As of 28 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Ecuador

30 May 2022 Ecuador

As of 27 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Malta

30 May 2022 Malta

As of 28 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Mexico

30 May 2022 Mexico

As of 28 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Nigeria

30 May 2022 Nigeria + Adamawa
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Between 1 January and 29 May 2022, 66 suspected cases have been reported, 21 of which have been confirmed and 1 death from 9 states.

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Monkeypox in Denmark

26 May 2022 Denmark

As of 23 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

Monkeypox in Slovenia

26 May 2022 Slovenia

As of 25 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

Monkeypox in Austria

25 May 2022 Austria

As of 22 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in United Arab Emirates

25 May 2022 United Arab Emirates

As of 24 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Czech Republic

25 May 2022 Czech Republic

As of 24 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Israel

25 May 2022 Israel

As of 22 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Switzerland

25 May 2022 Switzerland

As of 21 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Belgium

23 May 2022 Belgium

As of 21 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Germany

23 May 2022 Germany

As of 21 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Italy

23 May 2022 Italy

As of 21 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Spain

23 May 2022 Spain

As of 21 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Sweden

23 May 2022 Sweden

As of 21 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Netherlands

23 May 2022 Netherlands

As of 21 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Australia

20 May 2022 Australia + New South Wales
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As of 20 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Canada

20 May 2022 Canada + Quebec

As of 20 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in France

20 May 2022 France + Île-de-France

As of 19 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in Portugal

20 May 2022 Portugal + Lisbon and Tagus Valley

As of 18 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in USA

20 May 2022 United States

As of 18 May 2022, monkeypox has been reported in this country.

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Monkeypox in United Kingdom

17 May 2022 United Kingdom

As of 16 May 2022, an additional four monkeypox cases have been reported: three in London and one linked case in the north east of England. All four cases self-identify as gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men and have no known connection with previous confirmed cases reported earlier in May 2022. There is no history of travel to monkeypox endemic regions and the situation remains under investigation.

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Monkeypox in DRC

23 Dec 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + Maniema

On 9 December 2021, a monkeypox outbreak was declared by the Congolese authorities in Kibombo territory, Maniema province. As of 12 December 2021, a total of 196 cases and 24 deaths have been reported. This outbreak follows another that occurred across seven provinces (Equateur, Haut-Uele, MaiNdombe, Maniema, Mongala, Sud-Ubangi and Tshopo), with 2,918 suspected cases and 79 deaths reported between 1 January and 28 November 2021.

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Monkeypox in USA ex Nigeria

17 Nov 2021 View Countries + Nigeria
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As of 16 November 2021, a confirmed monkeypox case was reported in a Maryland resident who recently returned from Nigeria. The individual presented with mild symptoms and is currently recovering in isolation.

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Monkeypox in UK ex Nigeria

11 Jun 2021 View Countries + Nigeria
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On 25 May 2021, the United Kingdom (UK) notified the WHO of one laboratory-confirmed case of monkeypox. The patient arrived in the UK on 8 May 2021. Prior to travel, the patient had lived and worked in Delta State, Nigeria. On 29 May 2021, monkeypox was confirmed in a family contact in the UK.

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