Grande ABC reached 52 cases contaminated with the monkeypox virus (Monkeypox) yesterday. Sao Bernardo and Santo Andre stay within the second and third locations of the state with 19 and 17 contaminated respectively.
Both cities are surpassed solely by the capital, which accounted for 837 cases. Since the final replace printed by the newspaper three days in the past, ten extra sufferers have examined optimistic for the illness, a 24 p.c enhance.
Ribeirao Pearce, who had not but introduced cases of the illness, confirmed the primary document yesterday. Of the 17 cases reported by Paço andreense, three sufferers have already been cured. Rio Grande da Serra is the one municipality with out an episode report.
The municipality clarified that they proceed to take instructional measures for public well being community employees, along with directions for the general public as a technique to stop the virus.
(*50*) on this area account for 27% of the state’s cases of this illness, excluding the capital. One out of 4 contaminated sufferers is a resident of Grande ABC. So far, 52 municipalities have registered monkey pox on this state.
was questioned within the report Daily, the Ministry of Health introduced that vaccination will not be decided by the WHO (World Health Organization) in non-endemic nations for this illness, which is the case in Brazil. In addition, the folder additionally emphasizes that it has had discussions with the group to outline the dose and outline the appliance methods with the PNI (National Immunization Program).
According to the ministry’s forecast, the primary vaccines in opposition to monkeypox ought to arrive in Brazil in September with about 20,000 doses and one other 30,000 in October. In precept, solely well being professionals who deal with affected person samples and individuals who have had shut contact with contaminated individuals ought to obtain the request. Immunizer is prescribed in two doses with an interval of 30 days between them.
Health Minister Marcelo Quiroga introduced yesterday on his social networks that Brazil will obtain the antiviral drug Tecovirimat to combat monkey pox by PAHO (Pan American Health Organization). But Queiroga didn’t touch upon when the drug will likely be obtainable to the general public. He mentioned: At first, extra critical cases will likely be investigated.
In addition, Anvisa (the nationwide well being surveillance company) final week created an emergency monkeypox technical committee to develop coordinated and fast measures in opposition to the brand new virus.
Brazil recorded its first demise from the illness final Thursday in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. The sufferer was a 41-12 months-previous male affected person.
About the virus
According to the Ministry of Health, monkey pox could be transmitted by private contact with respiratory secretions, pores and skin lesions of contaminated individuals or just lately contaminated objects.
The virus also can infect individuals by bodily fluids. Despite the identify, non-human primates will not be reservoirs of the virus, and the present outbreak has nothing to do with animals.
Symptoms final between two and 4 weeks and vary from fever, swollen glands, pimple-like or blister-like sores, headache, muscle aches, again ache, chills, and fatigue.
As a kind of prevention, you will need to keep away from intimate or sexual contact with individuals who have these pores and skin lesions, keep away from kissing, hugging and having intercourse with somebody who has already had this illness. It is essential to look at respiratory etiquette and hand hygiene with cleaning soap and water and alcohol gel, in addition to use a masks for all those that have a optimistic case at residence. of the State, Tatiana Long D’Agostini.