Nation records 535 Mpox cases
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Nation records 535 Mpox cases

Nakhon Ratchasima: Authorities recorded 535 cases of monkeypox (Mpox) nationwide between May 2022 and October 2023, according to Dr Taweechai Wisanuyothin, director of the Nakhon Ratchasima-based Region 9 Disease Control Office, citing figures released by the Department of Disease Control (DDC).

The cases were detected in 481 Thai nationals, 50 foreigners and four others whose nationalities were not reported. One among them died.

The majority, or 313 cases, were found in Bangkok, followed by 57 in Chon Buri, 30 in Nonthaburi and 26 in Phuket.

Since August, 16 new cases have been reported.

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