Cambodia authorities will deport a Nigerian recovered Monkeypox patient to his home country and will ban him from re-entering the country for three years, Cambodian immigration reported on Sunday, August 7th.
The 27-year-old patient had fled from Thailand to Cambodia while waiting for a confirmed result of Monkeypox on July 22nd. He was captured at an apartment in Phnom Penh on the following day and transferred to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital for treatment.
As of Saturday, August 6th, the man recovered and was discharged from the hospital. However, he will be banned from entering the country for three years. He is also considered the first and only imported monkeypox case in Cambodia.
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