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UK, through a Nigerian, records first ever case of monkey pox

The first ever instance in the UK of a disease called monkey pox has been recorded in Cornwall.

The disease was confirmed in Cornwall on Friday. Public Health England (PHE) said the person was a Nigerian national staying at a naval base.

The patient was transferred to the expert infectious disease unit at the Royal Free Hospital in London on Saturday. It is believed he contracted the infection in Nigeria before travelling to the UK.

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