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Another Monkeypox Case Reported In Mzansi. See Province where it was detected

The South African Minister of Health, Joe Phaahla, has revealed the fourth incidence of monkeypox in the country. According to Phaahla, laboratory testing has identified the most recent case as a 28-year-old boy from the Western Cape Province. The patient has traveled to Spain in the past and has lately returned to the U.S.


The fourth case follows the discovery of three laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox in Gauteng, Western Cape, and Limpopo provinces earlier in the year. According to the department of health, three previous incidents were documented in males ages 30, 32, and 42 who have subsequently finished their self-isolation and observation periods without experiencing any additional symptoms or health concerns. Two cases of the disease have already been identified in Western Cape. The department reports that Minister Phaahla would deliver additional information on the government's response to monkeypox on Friday of this week.

The current case has raised worries of a lockdown, with some claiming the government intends to play with them. Twitter user: "Just lock all four of them in a house and give them medical attention, since we are not going on another lockdown because of a few individuals." The initial occurrence occurred in June, so I am confident that the patient has recovered. "The ailment normally lasts between two and four weeks" is hardly cause for alarm.


Look at what social media in Mzansi had to say:


@Jamnandas We as masses we shall not tolerate foolish propaganda. Ramaphosa must be imprisoned for #PhalaPhalaFarmGate #pheonixmassacre #CR17BankStatements #MarikanaMassacre, it is very evident.


@robcerf I'm not sure how this qualifies as "breaking news." Stop attempting to incite fear and panic. How many monkeypox-related deaths have occurred worldwide this year?


@Phizza MrKonka No matter what you do, one thing is certain: the media will never win the narrative; the public is wise to your fear-mongering tactics, and it won't work this time. We will never cooperate, provide our assent, or be vaccinated.

The World Health Organization (WHO) stated on Saturday that it has renamed varieties of the monkeypox virus in response to complaints with the original naming conventions. "Newly found viruses, linked diseases, and virus variants are given names to avoid offending any cultural, social, national, regional, professional, or ethnic groups and to limit the negative impact on trade, travel, tourism, or animal welfare," stated the WHO in its release. Source:https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/3601955-who-renames-two-monkeypox-variants-to-avoid-geographic-references/


https://twitter.com/eNCA/status/1559154069683535874?t=CQaifsLNNYbHWdDp oMJew&s=19


https://www.power987.co.za/news/fourth-monkeypox-case-recorded-in-sa/

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