Patos de Minas confirms first case of new smallpox (monkeypox) – Club Noticia

Patos de Minas had the first confirmed case of the new smallpox (monkeypox). The affected person, a male, didn’t deteriorate and adopted therapy with out requiring hospitalization. It could also be famous that correct monitoring is completed by the Municipal Health Department.

The affirmation was printed as we speak (21/09) within the epidemiological bulletin of SES-MG.

According to the Municipal Health Department of Patos de Minas, in response to the General Law for the Protection of Personal Data (LGPD), different data associated to the case is not going to be disclosed to be able to protect the privateness and individuality of the affected person.

In Minas Gerais, 450 instances are distributed all through the state.

Check the distribution of instances by municipality:

Regarding Monkeypox

The Monkeypox It is a illness transmitted by a virus Monkeypoxwhich is especially manifested by pores and skin lesions, reminiscent of rashes and open wounds, plus different frequent flu-like signs, reminiscent of fever and headache.

It is taken into account a much less deadly illness, as most instances progress to restoration naturally after 21 days, with out the necessity for hospitalization. Infection happens by way of contact with pores and skin, blood, physique fluids and secretions, reminiscent of saliva, and bedding of contaminated individuals.

The illness spreads from individual to individual; Therefore, quick isolation of suspected instances is beneficial.

New smallpox shouldn’t be thought-about a sexually transmitted an infection (STI) as a result of it could possibly infect anybody by way of shut contact with contaminated people.

Anyone is inclined to the virus, and the illness will be transmitted by:

  • pores and skin-to-pores and skin contact with sick individuals (reminiscent of gentle touching or hugging, for instance);
  • secretions from sick individuals reminiscent of saliva, nasal secretions, physique fluids basically, sweat and blood (which will be by way of kissing, for instance);
  • contact with droplets exhaled throughout inhalation;
  • Contact by dealing with objects and surfaces contaminated with secretions of sick individuals, reminiscent of sheets, clothes and loos.

General suggestions:

  • Keep the affected person in isolation, when potential, in a ventilated room and in a separate mattress, and maintain a distance of at the very least 1 meter from others;
  • Wear a masks to keep away from publicity and shield in opposition to accidents;
  • Avoid gatherings like events and reveals;
  • Clean often (greater than as soon as a day) surfaces suspected of contamination, particularly loos;
  • Separate, keep away from dealing with, and sanitize private, bedding, and bathing clothes with sizzling water;
  • wash your arms usually, particularly earlier than going to the lavatory, cooking or consuming;
  • Use a disposable towel or change the material every time it will get moist. If hand washing shouldn’t be potential, use 70% alcohol;
  • Do not share cutlery, which needs to be washed with sizzling water (near boiling level) and regular cleaning soap. If sizzling water shouldn’t be accessible, an answer containing bleach can be utilized;
  • 2 Properly dispose of contaminated waste reminiscent of masks, dressings and bandages utilizing trash luggage;
  • Use disposable gloves every time potential when disposing of contaminated human waste;
  • Contaminated or suspected individuals ought to keep away from sexual exercise throughout the whole interval of manifestation of the illness, even with the use of condoms;
  • Individuals or professionals who’ve contact with a affected person in isolation at house ought to keep away from touching the affected person’s accidents and, if dealing with is required, use disposable gloves or wash arms with cleaning soap and water earlier than and after contact. It can be beneficial to make use of surgical masks, change them every time they’re moist or broken, and correctly sanitize your arms earlier than and after adjustments..


Confirmation of the analysis of Monkeypox Because of the similarity of signs to different frequent illnesses reminiscent of chickenpox and syphilis, it’s only identified by laboratory examination. That is why, along with avoiding contact with different individuals, it is very important go to the closest well being unit in case of doubt, for assortment of materials for scientific analysis and evaluation. In primary well being items, the examination is completed free of cost by the SUS.

There is not any particular therapy for new hen pox, and signs normally go away naturally over time. During this era, the affected person ought to maintain the wound clear and dry and, if needed, take drugs for ache and fever, as beneficial by the physician..

With data: SES MG

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