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First monkeypox case in Greece

Featured First monkeypox case in Greece

The first case of the monkeypox virus has been detected in Greece, according to initial tests, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said in a statement late on Wednesday.

The patient, who had recently traveled to Portugal, is in a stable condition in hospital, according to NHS-EODY.
Samples have been sent to the Laboratory of Microbiology of the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) to confirm that the genomes belong to the monkeypox virus.