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Italy’s monkeypox cases rise to 12, one more suspected – health ministry – Metro US

Italy’s monkeypox cases rise to 12, one more suspected – health ministry

Illustration shows test tubes labelled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative
Illustration shows test tubes labelled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s health ministry said on Friday total monkeypox cases in the country had risen to 12, while one was still under scrutiny.

Several other cases of monkeypox have recently been reported in countries outside of Africa, where most infections had been detected so far.

(Reporting by Emilio Parodi, writing by Maria Pia Quaglia, editing by Gianluca Semeraro)

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