Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Health reports 365 more cases of monkeypox

The health ministry reported 4,942 confirmed cases of monkeypox this Friday, 365 more than the ones recorded this Tuesday (4,577) but the death toll, according to data from the National Epidemiological Surveillance Network (RENAVE) Two remains.

Cases come from 17 autonomous communities: Madrid 1,817, Catalonia 1,558, Andalusia 601, Valencian Community 284, Basque Country 130, Canary Islands 118, Balearic Islands 111, Aragon 47, Galicia 71, Asturias 47, Castilla y León 41, Castilla- La Mancha 36, ​​Murcia 26, Extremadura 21, Cantabria 18, Navarra 12 and La Rioja 4.

A total of 4,863 of the patients reported on the SiViEs computer platform are male and 79 are female. 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.

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Among patients with no clinical information, they presented primarily anogenital rash (59.4%), fever (55.1%), rash at other sites (not anogenital or oral-buccal) (51.8%) and lymphadenopathy (50.7%) Did it

A total of 237 patients out of 3,546 (6.9%) presented complications during their diagnostic procedure. The most frequent were mouth ulcers and secondary bacterial infections.

Of the 4,436 patients with available information, 139 cases were hospitalized (2.8%) and two cases have died. According to health, the above information has been sent to the World Health Organization and the European Commission.

On the other hand, out of 4,942 patients with available information, 3,943 were men who had sex with men. Similarly, information is available on the most likely transmission mechanism in 2,287 cases, with close contact in the context of sex in 80.6 percent and by close non-sexual contact in 9.1 percent.

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With regard to attendance at mass events, 646 of the 3,152 cases with information on this variable attended an event on dates prior to the onset of symptoms.

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