Extremduran Minister of Health and Social Services, José María Vergales.
The Autonomous Community of Extremadura has registered first hospitalization in the area due to Monkey Pox. As reported by the Second Vice President and Minister of Health and Social Services, José María Vergel, the infected person does not present “serious criteria” but has had to be admitted because of his poor health condition.
In addition to this hospitalization, Extremadura has detected two more cases of monkeypox since data provided by health last Tuesday. So this area is already 22 people infected Since the first case was announced in June, as explained by the counselor on his Twitter profile.
In this sense, counselors have said on several occasions that people who show symptoms related to monkeypox go to health centers to control the infection, to prevent new outbreaks from occurring. On the same lines of not hiding the disease, Varghese recalls whether the matter is serious or not. “stigma cannot and should not cure this disease”Because you have to take good care of it”.
365 more cases across Spain
The Ministry of Health confirmed 4,942 cases of monkeypox this Friday, 365 more The death toll remains two, compared to those registered this Tuesday (4,577) but according to data from the National Epidemiological Surveillance Network (RENEW).
Of the 4,436 patients with available information, 139 cases hospitalized (2.8%) and in two cases death has occurred. According to health, the above information has been sent to the World Health Organization and the European Commission.
Of the patients reported on the SiViEs computer platform, the total 4,863 are male and 79 are women. With regard to age, it ranges from 10 months to 88 years with a median age of 37 years; shows that the interquartile range is 31–44 years.
Situation in the Rest of the World and Europe
There have been a total of 11,536 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the rest of Europe. Germany (2,839), Apart from Spain, the United Kingdom (2,672), France (2,239), the Netherlands (957) and Portugal (633) are the most affected countries. Most young people with a history of relationships in a risky sexual context are men.
Beyond the old continent, there have been a total of 10,619 confirmed cases of monkeypox in “non-endemic countries” in the rest of the world. United States (7,102), Brazil (1,721), Canada (890), Peru (340) and Israel (160) are the most affected countries.
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