Peru confirms its first case of monkeypox

The Ministry of Health of Peru confirmed that a case of monkey pox in this country. This is a foreign man who lives in Lima. Likewise, it was pointed out that this patient is stable and remains under epidemiological surveillance for this disease.

The Minister of Health, Jorge López, explained that in recent days this man went to the hospital due to discomfort and after performing a test it was determined that he suffered from monkeypox, for which he remained hospitalized in these medical facilities to closely evaluate his condition. of health.

As reported in AmericanPost.NewsAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO) it is not necessary to declare a global emergency due to the outbreak of monkeypox, which has spread throughout Europe and America, in addition to having a presence in Africa.

Monkeypox case is isolated

In this sense, the Peruvian health authorities indicated that this case of monkeypox has already been discharged, although he remains isolated at home. They also indicated that the relatives and people who had contact with this man do not present symptoms of this condition.

Likewise, they asked the population to remain calm and go to medical centers in case of presenting symptoms of this disease, in order to receive the corresponding medical attention and avoid contagion of monkeypox in the country.

In Chili There are moments of tension since the alerts were activated in the face of the proliferation of monkeypox, since six cases of this disease have already been officially reported. In Argentina Y Brazil Infections of this disease have also been detected, so the health authorities are on the lookout.

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Monkeypox in Mexico

Mexico has reported cases of this disease

As for Mexico, there are cases of monkeypox in Jalisco and Mexico City, but a suspected case was recently ruled out in Tamaulipas, so the situation is under control, according to health authorities.

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