Salvador confirms second case of monkeypox; Bahia has a total of 13 cases

A second case of the monkeypox virus, referred to as monkeypox, was reported in Salvador this Thursday (4th). With this, the quantity of cases of the illness within the capital of Bahia has elevated to 10.

Another 69 suspected cases are beneath investigation in Bahia, in keeping with the Health Department of the State of Bahia (SESB). Statewide, 13 cases had been reported, ten in Salvador, two in Santo Antonio de Jesus and one in Ilhías.

Suspected cases are within the municipalities of Amargosa (01), Aratupe (01), Barra (01), Caetité (1), Cairo (01), Kamari (01), Camamu (01), Conceicao do Coite (01). Conceição do Jacuípe (01), Cruz das Almas (01), Dias d’Ávila (01), Ibicarai (03), Ilhéus (01), Itaberaba (03), Itapebi (01), Itiruçu (01), Jaguaripe (01 ) ), Jeremoabo (01), Juzeiro (01), Lauro de Freitas (02), Nazaré (01), Salvador (35), Santa Cruz Cabralia (01), Santa Cruz da Vitoria (01), Santo Antonio de Jesus ( 01 ), São Sebastião o Passé (01), Serra do Ramalho (01), Ubaitaba (01), Vitoria da (*13*) (01) and Xique-Xique (01).

Due to the rise within the quantity of cases of monkeypox (monkey smallpox), Salvador City Hall created a particular protocol to take care of the illness. The capital has ten confirmed cases and 35 sufferers with suspected an infection. The particulars had been offered this Wednesday (3) by the Municipal Secretary of Health, Desio Martins.

The supervisor defined that the municipality will present 28 primary reference models for care and laboratory assortment and 16 pressing and emergency models to obtain sufferers with suspected illness. Dassio harassed that the protocol mustn’t trigger panic, the purpose is to function an info instrument for the inhabitants.

“The protocol serves to information the inhabitants on when to hunt out our models and what precautions to take to forestall the unfold of illness and shield themselves. The purpose is to tell folks about when to go to well being amenities. For now, the cases are gentle and, out of 9, 4 have already recovered”, he mentioned.

Monkeypox is a viral illness. The affected person has signs akin to fever, headache, muscle ache, lymph nodes (nodules within the neck, armpit and groin), chills and fatigue, however the primary symptom is pores and skin rash (blisters), particularly within the mouth. And the genitals..

Anyone displaying signs ought to search one of the well being models. In suspected cases, the affected person have to be remoted, together with contact with the household, till the take a look at outcomes are prepared. It is really helpful to hunt medical assist as quickly as the looks of blisters is seen. They mustn’t pop and must be sanitized with cleaning soap and water (see under).

The take a look at is finished by accumulating secretions from the blisters. There are 4 laboratories in Brazil that analyze the fabric, and Salvador is affiliated with the Osvaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) unit in Rio de Janeiro. The result’s printed about a week after assortment.

When searching for one of the 44 models out there in Salvador, the affected person shall be separated from others current on the publish and can acquire supplies. It is vital that he wears a masks, as a result of transmission happens by means of respiratory droplets and make contact with with wounds. If it doesn’t use the suitable safety, it would obtain one on the unit. Symptoms persist for 2 to 4 weeks, and isolation can last as long as 21 days. The 44 models will begin performing from Monday (8), following the protocol launched now.

Check the protocol established step-by-step:

  1. If you have got fever, headache, muscle aches, lymph nodes (nodules within the neck, armpits and groin), chills, fatigue and, particularly, pores and skin rashes (blisters), see one of the 44 well being models;
  2. Wear a surgical masks. If not, you’ll obtain one on the clinic and be remoted from different sufferers;
  3. A well being skilled will acquire the discharge from the blisters and ship it to a laboratory, with outcomes popping out in about a week;
  4. Until the illness might be dominated out, it’s essential to be remoted, to not share issues, use medicines and clear the place with cleaning soap and water;
  5. If the illness is excluded, you possibly can return to socialization. If confirmed, isolation might last as long as 21 days;
  6. Symptoms disappear inside 4 weeks;

See preventive measures:

  • conduct well being training and communication actions;
  • wash your palms with cleaning soap and water or use 70% alcohol;
  • Use a surgical masks in keeping with protocol;
  • Avoid touching the eyes, nostril and mouth;
  • Avoid shut bodily contact with folks;
  • lower within the quantity of sexual companions;
  • Practice respiratory etiquette;
  • In the case of folks with monkeypox, preserve house isolation;
  • You ought to keep away from touching the wound and keep away from placing your palms over your mouth and/or eyes;
  • Vesicles mustn’t burst;
  • Skin and wound hygiene might be finished with cleaning soap and water;
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces.

Check out the place to get assist:

Basic Health Units:

  • Barra/Rio Vermelho District: USF Lealdina Barros and USF Clementino Fraga;
  • Brotas District: USF Olga de Alaketu;
  • Kabula Beru District: USF Sao Gonsalo, USF Mata Escura and USF Doron;
  • Cajaziras District: USF Nelson Piahuy;
  • Itapua District: USF Itapuã, USF Jardim Campo Verde and USF Musuranga I;
  • Pau da Lima District: USF Cambonas, UBS Castelo Branco and USF São Marcos;
  • Suburb Rail District: USF Ilha Amarela, USF Ilha de Mare, USF Bom Jesus dos Passos, USF Parmana and USF Teotonio Villela II;
  • Sao Cateno/Valeria District: USF Alto do Peru and USF Piraja;
  • Liberdade District: USF San Martim I and UBS Maria Conceicao Imbesahi;
  • Boca do Rio District: USF Cesar de Araujo and USF Pituacu;
  • Itapagip Sanitary District: UBS Ministero Elkimin and USF Sao Jose de Baixo;
  • Historic Center District: UBS Dr. Pericles Estevus Cardoso (Barbalho) and USF Pelorinho;

Urgent and emergency models:

  • UPA Adroaldo Albergaria
  • UPA Paripay
  • UPA Santo Antonio
  • UPA barrel
  • UPA Sprouts
  • UPA Helio Machado
  • UPA Piraja / Santo Inacio
  • UPA Valeria
  • UPA San Martin
  • UPA Park Sao Cristovao
  • PA Dr. Edson Teixeira
  • PA Maria Conceição Imbassahy
  • PA Orlando Imbassahy
  • PA San Marcos


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