The fear of many Lagosians have been confirmed as two suspected cases of Monkeypox have been recorded in the state.

The Commissioner disclosed this at a news conference on Monday, saying that the two suspected cases were currently under observation in health facilities  in the state.

“Though no confirmed case has been recorded, there is need to sensitise members of the public and provide adequate information on measures for prevention and control of the disease in line with the policy of the State government,” he said.

The rare disease was confirmed first in Bayesla State where 10 people including a doctor were quarantied.

It was also confirmed in Akwa Ibom State. 

There is a confirmed case of Monkey pox and 2 other suspected cases under investigation in the state, and the government is issuing a warning.

Monkey pox has no known treatment or vaccine, but it exhibits similar symptoms to smallpox.

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