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Two other health workers may have had similar exposure after treating the UK's second monkeypox patient.
Some health workers were not wearing adequate personal protective equipment, the report says.
The patient is a Nigeria resident who likely contracted the infection there before traveling to the United Kingdom.
The outbreak has now become Nigeria's largest ever, with 9 confirmed cases.
The positive results shed light on what could be one of the largest monkeypox outbreaks in Africa.
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