Cases of monkeypox in Macae, Rio de Janeiro are excluded from the study

Reports from Resen, the Institute for Virology and Molecular Sciences at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and the Institute for the State Health Department (SES), were negative for smallpox infection (Monkeypox Virus), called smallpox in monkeys of Macae patients in northern Rio de Janeiro.

Information on the results of the report was published in a memo from the Epidemiology Surveillance of the City Health Department on the Makae City Hall website.

“The Epidemiology Survey of the City Health Department has announced that reports of tests conducted by the Molecular Institute of Virology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) testify that they are negative for smallpox infection. ((Monkeypox Virus) Diagnosis of a 43-year-old patient who is a non-resident of Makae who has been quarantined in a private hospital in the city since last Wednesday (8), “he pointed out.

The memo also states that the patient’s health is stable. “He will undergo a clinical evaluation this Monday (13) and will be discharged later today.”

The Center for Health Monitoring Strategy Information (CIEVS) reported that the results were negative and that the patient had undergone a complementary test recommended by the Ministry of Health (MS). “So far, there have been no confirmed cases of monkeypox in the state.” Brazil agency..

According to SES, in May CIEVS led the city’s health department on the detection and monitoring of possible cases of the disease. “This measure aims to be informed of possible cases of local and state oversight and to be able to monitor the progression of the disease,” he pointed out.

The folder is Monkeypox It is a viral disease that usually causes a rash on the face that spreads to other parts of the body, including the genitals. Human-to-human transmission occurs primarily through respiratory secretions, skin lesions of infected individuals, or personal contact with recently contaminated objects.

“Recently detected cases have shown that lesions predominate in the genital area. The rash may appear to be chickenpox or syphilis through various stages, after which scabs eventually form. And then heals. When the crust disappears, the person stops infecting others, “he says, with an incubation period of 6 to 16 days, but can reach 21 days.

According to the secretary, some of the symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, back pain, and adenomas. [aumento de tamanho de glândulas], Chills and fatigue. “If illness is suspected, the patient should be isolated until the lesion disappears completely. Treatment is based on supportive measures aimed at relieving symptoms and preventing and treating complications and sequelae. “I will.” He said.

The man, who was admitted to a private hospital in the city on Wednesday (8), was not a resident of Makae, but was taken to the unit after getting off the oil platform. According to the city secretary, hospitalization followed the quarantine protocol until the diagnosis was completed.

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