Disease

Monkeypox outbreak in Republic of the Congo

An outbreak of monkeypox has affected 19 and killed seven people during the first two months of 2017 in Likouala province in northern Republic of the Congo, according to the Congo Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP). The outbreak originated in Betou district on 16 January 2017 when the index case, a male hunter, developed illness.

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