Indian authorities announced on Monday the death of a man infected with monkeypox, who recently returned from the United Arab Emirates, which could constitute the first fatal case of the disease in Asia.
The health ministry in the southern Indian state of Kerala said tests on the 22-year-old victim who died on July 30 "
show the man had monkeypox
This death is the fourth linked to this disease outside of Africa.
Indeed, Spain announced this weekend the death of 2 people in connection with this epidemic.
A 41-year-old man also died in Brazil on Friday.
They bring to nine the number of deaths linked to the disease since May.
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