Following the widespread of monkeypox in 11 states in Nigeria, Kano state seeks preventive measure towards the spread of the disease has confirmed the record of a suspected monkeypox case.

The state commissioner for health in Kano State recently announced that Kano has a record of a suspected monkeypox case.

According to the commissioner, the victim showed one of the symptoms of the disease which is yet to be verified however, this has prompted the health commission to restrict the movement of all who came in contact with the victim.

“The Kano case from Bebeji Local Government is yet to be confirmed. The blood sampling will take three weeks before it is ready … The State also identified 60 people who had contacts with the victims and all of them have been quarantined,” he said.