Monkeypox cases under investigation in Canada as outbreak spreads in Europe, U.S.


CBC News

May 18, 2022

Monkeypox cases under investigation in Canada as outbreak spreads in Europe, U.S.

Health officials in Quebec are investigating more than a dozen cases of suspected monkeypox in Canada, after U.S. and European health officials confirmed rising cases of the rare infectious disease — suggesting a wider outbreak may be happening globally.

Radio-Canada reported Wednesday that Montreal public health officials are investigating at least 13 cases flagged by doctors in the city, following diagnoses made in three clinics specializing in sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections. Laboratory confirmation of the cases is in progress and an announcement is expected in the coming days.    Read more

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