The rate at which the dreaded viral disease is spreading is becoming alarming.

Delta state is the latest state to be hit with the disease that has ravaged most south-southern states.

Nine persons have been hospitalised as the dreaded monkeypox disease spreads to the state.

A doctor at the Federal Medical Centre Asaba, who confirmed the development said the remaining victims were from around the state capital.

It was gathered that the victims were diagnosed of the disease on Wednesday, adding that their blood samples have been collected for tests.

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