Monkey pox: a first suspected case of Monkeypox recorded in Montpellier

FREE MIDI INFO – A case of monkeypox or “Monkeypox” could have been recorded in Montpellier (Hérault). Investigations are underway at the Gui de Chauliac hospital to confirm the case.

A first case of monkeypox was reportedly detected at the Gui de Chauliac hospital in Montpellier (Hérault) on Tuesday, June 14.

A fiftieth anniversary

According to our information, it would be a man of about fifty years victim in particular of a rash in the form of pustules, of those which could be characteristic of the famous smallpox of the monkey. The patient was admitted yesterday to an infectious and tropical disease unit and his condition is not believed to be critical.

“At this time, we cannot confirm 100% that it is a case of monkey pox, indicates the communication department of the CHU. But we have strong suspicions”.

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