Smallpox: a first suspected case of Monkeypox recorded in Montpellier

FREE MIDI INFO – A case of smallpox or “Monkeypox” could be recorded in Montpellier (Hérault). Investigations are underway at Gui de Chauliac Hospital to confirm the case.

A first case of smallpox in the monkey was reportedly detected at the Gui de Chauliac Hospital in Montpellier (Hérault) on Tuesday 14 June.

Fifty years old

According to our information, he was a man in his fifties, including a rash in the form of pustules, which could be characteristic of the famous monkeypox. The patient was admitted to an infectious and tropical disease unit yesterday and his naked condition would be critical.

“At this time, we cannot confirm 100% that this is a case of monkeypox,” said the CHU’s communications department. “But we have strong suspicions.”

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