This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the country's Minister of Health Daniel Rivera.

“The result is positive.

The patient is confirmed to have monkeypox,” Rivera said during a press conference.

It is specified that the patient returned to the Dominican Republic from the United States.

The patient is currently in isolation and is in stable condition.

The World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Committee had previously recognized the emergency nature of the monkeypox outbreak, but did not agree that it was an emergency of international concern.

Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe, told RT that the scale of the spread of monkeypox among humans poses a real danger.

Chief Researcher, National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after N.F.

Gamalei, Professor of Virology Anatoly Altshtein spoke about the situation with monkeypox in an interview with NSN.