Monkeypox, first case in South Tyrol – Chronicle

Bolzano. The first case of monkeypox was also confirmed in South Tyrol. The infected person – reported to the health authority – presented himself yesterday (21 June) in the emergency room of Bolzano Hospital complaining of typical symptoms of the disease.

Today, June 22, 2022, the diagnostic suspicion was confirmed thanks to a molecular smear. The person had recently returned from a trip to a country considered to be at risk. An epidemiological investigation has already begun to trace close contacts.

The patient is currently admitted to the Department of Infectious Diseases with non-serious and stable clinical cases.

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