faced with monkeypox, “it’s always relevant to take a dose of vaccine”

Published on : 08/21/2022 – 10:11Modified : 08/21/2022 – 11:48 In France, nearly 3,000 cases of monkey pox have been confirmed. As the country continues to vaccinate the target population affected by the disease, the public health agency announces that 47,000 more doses have been delivered within a week. As of Thursday August 19, 2,889 … Read more

Monkey pox, an epidemic that remains quite mysterious

By Stephany Gardier Published on 08/12/2022 at 6:34 p.m., Update on 08/12/2022 at 6:34 p.m. Joao Luiz Bulcao/Hans Lucas DECRYPTION – Facilitated human transmission, unusual symptoms… The virus does not seem to behave quite like the one we know in Africa. Monkeypox epidemic is gaining momentum: three months after the first case was detected in … Read more

monkeypox causes resurgence of ‘trauma of the AIDS years’

A man gets vaccinated in Paris, July 27, 2022. ALAIN JOCARD/AFP TESTIMONIALS – Particularly affected by this disease, they denounce chaotic management by the public authorities. It all started with buttons. On arms, legs, genitals. Symptoms that immediately alert Sébastien, a 32-year-old Ile-de-France resident, already well informed about monkeypox, the first weekend in July. “I … Read more

three members of the same family infected in a campsite in the Var

These three people were infected with monkeypox before their arrival. However, the health risks for the other occupants of the establishment are low. Three cases of monkeypox have been reported in a family on vacation at a campsite in the Var (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur), said the Regional Health Agency (ARS), in a press release. “It is … Read more

vaccination is slipping “for lack of arms, not for lack of doses”

Published on : 08/10/2022 – 07:07 Despite the opening of 153 vaccination centers against monkeypox in France, the campaign is slipping and appointments remain difficult to win. The Ministry of Health has decided to launch this Wednesday the experimentation of vaccination in five pharmacies. The government wants to step up the pace. If 153 vaccination … Read more

a draft profile of patients, according to the WHO

A first portrait of patients affected by the current outbreak of monkeypox cases is emerging, according to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO). The most common profile is that of a man under 40, living in Europe, having sex with men, with rashes all over his body and fever. This is only a crude … Read more

has there been human-to-human transmission of the monkeypox virus since 2017?

The first results genetic analysis of the strain of the smallpox from the monkey collected in Portugal revealed that the strain which infected 780 people outside Africa was, at the time of writing, phylogenetically related to that of 2017-2019, isolated in Singapore, Israel in Nigeria and the United Kingdom . Today, two specialists in virus … Read more

Monkey pox: gay men ‘accused victims’ of the disease

LGBTQ+ – “If we allow these kinds of stigmatizing messages to spread and take hold, they will have long-term consequences,” warned Matthew Kavanagh in The world on May 25. The Deputy Director of UNAIDS was speaking about monkeypox, the media coverage of which has already, in part, led to stigmatization of the gay community. “These … Read more

UNAIDS warns against homophobia and racism

UNAIDS warned on Sunday that the homophobic and racist slippages sometimes observed in comments on the disease “Monkeypox” (the monkeypox, in French), could “rapidly undermine the fight against the epidemic”. Read alsoThis mysterious epidemic of “Monkeypox” transmitted from human to human in Europe A significant proportion of the hundred cases of Monkeypox confirmed by the … Read more