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Jordan reports first monkeypox case

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 Jordan’s Health Ministry confirmed the first monkeypox case in the kingdom, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

The patient was a Jordanian citizen in his 30s who had recently traveled to several European countries and returned to Jordan on August 20, according to the ministry on Thursday .

The patient, who is currently in good condition and recovering at his home in isolation, started to develop symptoms on August 25, including a fever, sore throat, muscle soreness and swollen lymph nodes, it added.

The ministry said it was tracking down people who had contact with the patient to inquire about their health conditions.

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