WHO to Distribute 60,000 Monkeypox Tests, Reagents to African Countries

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A child suffering from monkeypox Courtesy Photo(Internet)

A child suffering from monkeypox

In short
The disease is diagnosed using Polymerase Chain Reaction machines. While all African countries have PCR machines that have been used to test for COVID-19, many countries like Uganda have been forced to ship samples to South Africa due to a lack of reagents and in some cases training in specimen collection, handling, and testing.

 

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