World: Variole of the monkey. A first death to be deplored out of Africa, in Brazil

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 WHO will decide whether the variole of the monkey deserves the maximum alert level © Fabrice Coffrini The World Health Organization brings together its Committee of Experts on the Menge of the World Organization on Thursday. Health brings together its monkey's variole on Thursday's variolate of experts to determine whether the current cases of cases constitutes a public health emergency, its highest level of alert.

Le virus de la variole du singe, photographié au microscope en 2004. © Freya Kaulbars / AFP The virus of the monkey of the monkey, photographed under the microscope in 2004.

The Brazilian health authorities announced that a person infected with the smallpox monkey died at Belo Horizonte, Thursday, July 28, 2022. This is the first death linked to this disease registered outside Africa.

A 41 -year -old man suffered from Variole of monkey died in Brazil, the first death related to disease outside Africa and the sixth in total, the local authorities announced on Friday, July 29, 2022.

The deceased person suffered from serious problems of immunity

A man "suffering from variole of the monkey who was followed in the hospital for other serious clinical conditions died Thursday" , said the secretariat for health of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais (Southeast) in a press release.

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The patient, who, according to local media, had serious immunity problems, died at the Eduardo hospital in Menezes in Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais.

According to the Ministry of Health, Brazil has identified nearly 1,000 cases of the variolate of the monkey, most of them in the states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, also located in the south-east of the country. The first case was detected on June 10, from a man who traveled to Europe.

18,000 cases of monkey variole in the world

The first symptoms of the disease include high fever, swollen lymph nodes and a rash similar to that of chickenpox.

On Saturday, the World Health Organization (WHO) sparked the highest alert level, The public health emergency of international scope (USPPI), to strengthen the fight against the variole of the monkey.

According to the WHO, more than 18,000 cases of variole of the monkey have been detected worldwide since the beginning of May outside endemic areas in Africa.

The disease has been reported in 78 countries and 70 % of cases are concentrated in Europe and 25 % in the Americas, the organization director said on Wednesday, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

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