The Secretary of Health of Paraná confirmed this Sunday (3) the first case of monkeypox in the state. He is a 31-year-old man, resident of Curitiba, with a history of traveling to São Paulo between the 16th and 18th of June.
According to the state government, two other suspected cases of the disease, in Londrina and Cascavel, are still under investigation.
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), Federal District (1) and Paraná (1) have recorded cases of monkeypox.
Ministry of Health confirms first case of monkeypox in DF
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.
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