Young man who returned to Hong Kong from overseas trip confirmed as city’s first monkeypox case


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A young man who arrived back in Hong Kong has been confirmed as the city’s first monkeypox case and is undergoing treatment in isolation at Queen Mary Hospital, according to a medical source. The source said the man reported feeling unwell on Monday while under hotel quarantine, and had developed symptoms related to monkeypox such as a rash. He was sent to hospital and tested positive for the disease. Health authorities had classified him as an imported case, the source added. The insider said the patient was a Hongkonger who had returned from a trip to Canada. Rolling out their...