Based on the information released by the Commissioner of Information and Strategy Akwa Ibom State Mr. Charles Udoh, he confirmed that the first case of Monkeypox infection has been discovered in Akwa Ibom State. Read full press release :

Akwa Ibom State has recorded one confirmed case of Monkeypox while two other cases are still under investigation.

Monkeypox currently has no treatment and no vaccine. It looks like Small pox but the rashes are larger while the disease is milder.

The era of avoiding excessive handshake, regular hand washing and abstinence from bush meat is here again.

We will provide more information subsequently.




Commissioner for Information & Strategy


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