Brazil begins purchase of vaccines against “monkeypox”

in just two months Brazil has accumulated a total of 696 infections by the monkey poxwhich has been declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) like a “global emergency”; for this reason they have decided to acquire vaccines.

All these infections have been registered since the first one documented in June, therefore, the aim is to prevent the spread of this rare disease throughout the country and that it ends up being a larger health problem.

Consequently, the brazilian government He has already confirmed that they are in negotiations to acquire the vaccines that prevent the spread of the disease and thus control the current cases that affect hundreds of citizens.

In addition to these measures, a committee was created that will evaluate the steps to be followed in the country in order to control the infectionsAlong with this, the possibility of producing the same vaccines in the country is being evaluated.

WHO declares “global emergency” for monkeypox

The head of the WHO approved the decree The disease presents rare rashes

The same organization led by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, decided to decree that this disease is a “global emergency”, as we told you in AmericanPost.Newsgiven the growing number of cases that have come to be in recent months.

In total, 16,000 cases are estimated in 75 different countries, therefore, its expansion has occurred exponentially throughout the world, and it is feared that it may continue to grow and even increase its danger.

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What are the symptoms of monkeypox?

The disease presents rare rashes

According to doctors and experts who have treated this recently arrived disease in the Americas, it is fever, headache, swollen lymph nodes, along with a rash, the main characteristic.

It all starts with marks on the skin that grow until they are filled with liquids, these end up forming scabs and fall off as they heal, for the moment there have not been several deaths from the disease in the world.

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