PRO/AH/EDR> Monkeypox – Africa (03): Congo DR, Republic of the Congo

Monkeypox — DR Congo
[This report also has information about monkeypox cases in the Central African Republic and in Nigeria that has already been posted by ProMED-mail (see archives below). The Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo reports are new. – Mod.TY]
Republic of Congo:
The Republic of Congo is reporting cases of monkey pox since February 2019; 2 samples from Makontipoko village in Gambona district tested in the INRB-Kinshasa turned positive for monkeypox (PCR OPX). There are 9