Ministry of Health confirms first case of monkeypox in DF

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O Ministry of Health confirmed on Saturday night (2) the first case of monkey pox at the Federal District .

This is a man between 30 and 39 years old with recent international travel history. The patient remains in isolation at home.

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With this, the number of infected with the disease in the country rises to 49.

So far, according to a survey by the CNN Agency São Paulo (36), Rio Grande do Sul (2), Rio de Janeiro (9), Minas Gerais (1), Ceará (1) and Federal District (1) have cases of Monkeypox.

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See note from the Department of Health of the DF

The Health Department informs that the Ministry of Health confirmed, on Saturday night (2), the monkeypox infection of one of the two suspected cases in the DF. This is a male, 30 to 39 years old, with a history of recent international travel. He is in home isolation and continues to be monitored by epidemiological surveillance teams.

Monkeypox cases tripled in Europe in last two weeks, says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a statement on Friday (1st) stating that cases of monkeypox in Europe have tripled in the last two weeks. The WHO called for “urgent and coordinated” action against the spread of the disease, as the region remains the world’s epicenter.

As per the data presented, Europe accounts for almost 90% of laboratory-confirmed cases reported worldwide since mid-May. In all, in the European region, 31 countries have people infected with the disease.

Source: CNN Brasil

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