South Africa reports second monkeypox death in days

By Tannur Anders
Updated June 13 2024 - 5:46pm, first published 5:41pm
Monkeypox spreads via close physical contact and while most cases are mild, the infection can kill. (AP PHOTO)
Monkeypox spreads via close physical contact and while most cases are mild, the infection can kill. (AP PHOTO)

A second person has died from the viral infection monkeypox in South Africa, the health ministry says, less than 24 hours after it announced the first death.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
All articles from the other in your area