A Maryland resident in the United States, who just travelled from Nigeria, has tested positive for the rare virus monkeypox.
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) said the unidentified patient, has not been hospitalised.
He is said to be currently recovering in isolation with mild symptoms, reports Mail Online.
No details are available regarding the resident’s age, sex, where he or she lives, and where he or she traveled to in Nigeria.
At the moment, health officials said that the general public does not need to take any special precautions.