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Public health reports 3rd monkeypox case in Guelph

A colourized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox particles (yellow) found within an infected cell (blue), is shown in a handout photo captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Another monkeypox case has been reported in Guelph.

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health announced on Thursday that a man in his 30s was confirmed to have the virus.

It is the third monkeypox case in the Royal City to go with two others in Wellington County.

Read more: 1st case of monkeypox recorded in Guelph: public health

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The first case of monkeypox in Guelph was discovered in a man in his 20s back in June.

Public Health Ontario says there have been 582 reported cases of monkeypox in Ontario, with 437 said to be in Toronto.

 

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