Phuket Public Health Office asking people who had contact with monkeypox positive foreign man to self-report themselves

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The Phuket Provincial Public Heath Office is asking people who have had contact with a monkeypox positive foreign man to self-report themselves.

Our previous stories:

A 27-year-old Nigerian man in Phuket has been confirmed as Thailand’s first official infection of monkey pox.

A Nigerian man in Phuket who has been confirmed as Thailand’s first official infection of monkey pox is being traced by Thai police aA Nigerian man who was confirmed as Thailand’s first official infection of monkey pox was arrested in Cambodia.fter officials have been unable to contact him and the man has disappeared. It has now been discovered the man is not a recent tourist but on overstay since last year.

It is being reported by multiple news sources that a Nigerian man who has been confirmed as Thailand’s first official infection of monkey pox and is on overstay has already left Phuket.

According to multiple other Thai media and law enforcement sources, a foreign man identified as Thailand’s first case of monkeypox has fled to Cambodia through natural channels illegally.

A Nigerian man who was confirmed as Thailand’s first official infection of monkey pox was arrested in Cambodia.

Dr Kusak told the Phuket Express, “All 19 of the high – risk close contact people have been confirmed negative from monkey pox.”

A 40-year-old Thai man has conducted a blood test after he was flagged as a person of concern for monkeypox due to reportedly suspicious symptoms. Doctors initially believe, however, he might have been infected with chicken pox instead of monkey pox.

The announcement has been released by the Phuket Provincial Public Heath Office (PPHO) today (July 27th).They stated, “Anyone who has had contact with a Nigerian man, 27, who was infected with monkey pox from June 1st to July 21st, 2022, please report yourself to public health officials or staffers in the nearby area.”

“Or contact 094-5855321 and 081-5716938. Your information will not be released to the public.”

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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.