S. Korea reports first 2 suspected cases of monkeypox
Updated: 2022-06-22 09:10:33 KST
South Korea has reported its first two suspected cases of monkeypox.
The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said Wednesday that two probable cases were identified the day before.
Officials added that both individuals are undergoing diagnostic tests having entered the country via Incheon International Airport.
One of the individuals, a Korean citizen, arrived on Tuesday and has been admitted to a hospital in Incheon, after showing symptoms of the virus.
The other individual has been identified as a foreign national that arrived on Monday.
Further details are being withheld.