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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has confirmed five cases of the Monkeypox disease.

No demise has been recorded among the cases, a state paper, Graphic revealed obtaining the chief general of the GHS, Dr. Patrick Kuma Aboagye, who spread the word about this Wednesday.

As indicated by Dr. Kumah, the cases were kept in three locales; Eastern, Western, and Greater Accra.

12-thought cases have been researched since May 24, 2022, the report had.

The GHS chief uncovered that one of the cases was kept in a Ghanaian who ventured out to the United States of America.

As per Dr. Kuma Aboagye, there is presently no treatment for Monkey Pox.

In any case, he said there is an immunization accessible yet not in Ghana.

"In any case, I don't think we have arrived at a phase where we will call for inoculation in Ghana," he said.

He further noticed that the cases being recorded were gentle to direct.

Nations like Morocco and Nigeria have likewise affirmed instances of monkeypox, with Nigeria prohibiting the utilization and offer of shrub meat as a way to deflect the spread of the illness.

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