Monkey pox: Morocco records its first case

For the past few weeks, the world has been living with a new virus threat. Indeed, monkeypox, which has appeared in a few European countries, has caused concern among health specialists. After Europe, a country in the Maghreb, more precisely in North Africa, a country neighboring Algeria, announces a first case.

This Thursday, June 2, 2022, Morocco announced the first confirmed case of Monkey pox (Monkeypox), according to a press release from the Moroccan Ministry of Health.

33 cases of monkeypox recorded in France

The number of confirmed cases of Monkeypox in France reached 33, this Wednesday, June 1, 2022, according to an official report.

Among the cases recorded in France, health authorities have counted 24 cases in the Ile-de-France region, which includes the capital, Paris.

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Where is Algeria in relation to monkeypox?

On May 31, 2022, The Director of the Institut Pasteur in Algeria (IPA), Faouzi Derrar, confirmed that no monkeypox virus infection has been recorded in Algeria so far.

During his intervention as a guest on the forum “Yawmiyate Echaab”, Derrar explained that the epidemic is not new, moreover, many African countries had recorded cases of monkeypox.

Three days before, on Saturday May 28, 2022, the Minister of Health, Abderrahmane Benbouzid, had indicated that there was not enough information on monkeypox. But also that the readings of the sector on this subject continue. By also reassuring that there was no monkeypox infection, neither in Oran nor in any region of Algeria.

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