Four suspected monkeypox cases have been reported in Teresina, according to FMS

Four suspected monkeypox cases have been reported in Teresina, according to FMS

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The Municipal Health Foundation (FMS) reports that, to date, four cases of monkeypox, monkeypox, have been reported in the city.

This week, the first case was confirmed in a 46-year-old patient from the city of Batalha, 166 kilometers from Teresina.

Because of this, the department’s Emergency Operations Committee began monitoring indicators and cases of monkeypox in the city.

“On July 23, the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern; the United States declared a health emergency due to the disease,” said infectious disease specialist Alfredo Salmeto, COE-FMS member.

Monkeypox in Piauí

a The Vuecruz Institute has confirmed the first case of monkeypox (monkeypox) in Piauí. Cisabi monitored nine cases. Three of them were excluded, one confirmed and five are still under review.

It was confirmed Thursday (4) by the Superintendent of Health Care and Municipalities in Cisabe, Herlon Guimarães, during a press conference, after an examination conducted by Vuecruz, in Rio de Janeiro, that the result was positive.

Five cases have now been detected in the cities of Barneba, Onão, Esperantina, Coralinhos and Hugo Napolau.

Nathaniel Lima
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