The first case of monkeypox virus in Japan was detected in the capital, Tokyo. According to the news in Reuters, monkeypox virus was detected in a man in his 30s in Tokyo.
The World Health Organization has designated the monkeypox virus, which has been seen in more than 75 countries and 16,000 cases recorded, as a global emergency.
The monkeypox virus has so far killed five people in Africa. The virus, which is known to be transmitted through close contact, causes skin lesions and flu-like symptoms.