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Japan’s 2nd monkeypox case confirmed in Tokyo

/ 03:58 PM July 28, 2022
Japan’s 2nd monkeypox case confirmed in Tokyo

An electron microscopic image of the monkeypox virus | PHOTO: Courtesy of National Institute of Infectious Diseases via The Japan News/Asia News Network

TOKYO — A new case of monkeypox, which has been spreading alarmingly around the globe, has been confirmed in Tokyo, Gov. Yuriko Koike said Thursday.

It is believed to be the second monkeypox case in Japan, following another that was announced on Monday.

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Koike spoke to reporters in Nara Prefecture, where a meeting of the National Governors’ Association is being held.

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