SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health has confirmed receiving reports of imported cases of monkeypox infection in the country.
Asia News Channel reported, the patient was a 42-year-old British citizen, who worked as an airline cabin crew.
According to the ministry, the man was in Singapore between June 15 and 17 and again on June 19 when he flew in and out of Singapore.
He was tested and confirmed to have smallpox on June 20.
The patient is currently undergoing treatment at the National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID) and is in stable condition.
The Ministry of Health reported that it was carrying out an operation to trace close contacts.
Source: Utusan Malaysia