Cambodia records 2 more cases of monkeypox

Cambodia reported two more cases of monkeypox, prompting a call for caution to avoid an outbreak, the Ministry of Health said in a statement late on Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

“Laboratory results from the National Institute of Public Health showed on Wednesday that two more persons were positive for monkeypox,“ the ministry said. “The duo has been currently placed under quarantine for treatment at a hospital.”

Monkeypox virus can be transmitted from person to person through all forms of sexual contact with a person with monkeypox and through direct contact with wounds, body fluids, saliva, and equipment contaminated with the virus, the ministry said.

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