This is reported by the NHK TV channel.

It is noted that the infected man is assigned to the Yokota Air Force Base.

According to the channel, the man has not recently traveled outside of Japan, but had contact with someone who had recently arrived in the country.

The man was hospitalized, there is no threat to his health.

Earlier, WHO announced the availability of 16 million doses of monkeypox vaccine in the world.

Professor Nikolai Malyshev, an infectious disease specialist, and professor Andrey Prodeus, a pediatrician-immunologist, advised in a conversation with NSN to be vaccinated before traveling abroad.