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Turkey has recorded the first case of monkeypox, according to the Minister of Health

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Turkey has detected the first case of monkeypoxin an isolated 37-year-old patient, Health Minister Fahretttin Koca said Thursday.

This virus has been identified in more than 50 new countries other than Africa's endemic countries. The World Health Organizationstates that cases are increasing in these countries as well, calling for stronger testing.

"Monkeypox was detected in one of our patients. The patient is 37 years old and has a defective immune system," Koca wrote on Twitter.

Person who rated the risk of monkeypox as "moderate"

He said the patient was isolated and followed up in contact. Said that the up was done. No other cases were found.

The monkeypox virus has been identified in more than 50 new countries outside the countries in Africa where it is endemic.

Monkeypox virus is an epidemic in African countries ..

According to WHO totals, there are more than 3,400 cases of monkeypox, and since the outbreak began in May, one of the men who have sex with men, mainly in Europe. I'm dead. There were also more than 1,500 cases and 66 deaths this year in more commonly prevalent countries.

WHO: Monkeypox "established" in non-endemic countries is a "real" risk

WHO occurred last week The decision todoes not yet represent a public health emergencyand is the highest level of alertness.