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1st case of monkeypox virus recorded in Waterloo Region
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1st case of monkeypox virus recorded in Waterloo Region

The monkeypox virus has arrived in the region, according to Waterloo Public Health. On Friday, the agency announced that it has recorded its first confirmed case as a man in his 30s has tested positive for the virus. Read more: 1st case of monkeypox recorded in Guelph: public health As of Wednesday, there had been 890 cases reported in Canada with 423 of those cases having been reported in Ontario.Waterloo Public Health says that the virus is “spread through close contact with body fluids, respiratory droplets, or lesions of an infected person or animal, or through contaminated materials such as clothing and bedding.” 4:20 Canada h...