Updated: NZ’s first cases of monkeypox – Expert Reaction

The person, who is in isolation, is in their thirties, lives in Auckland and has recently returned from overseas travel in a country with reported cases of Monkeypox. The Ministry of Health says there is no evidence of community transmission here, with only a very small number of contacts of the case who are being advised to watch for symptoms.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz/2022/07/09/nzs-first-case-of-monkeypox-expert-reaction/