Scientists discover new fulminating form of Monkeypox disease

A study was published yesterday (22) in the scientific journal “The Lancet” that describes a severe variation with high mortality from the disease of monkeypox in seropositive people. The research team is made up of researchers from several different countries and was carried out by the Evandro Chagas National Institute of Infectology, which is part […]

Japan to donate monkeypox vaccines to Colombia

Months after the appearance of the epidemic of the monkeypox, Colombia will have vaccines to treat this disease. The Minister of Health, Carolina Corcho, confirmed that Japan will donate the drugs to the country to apply them to the population most vulnerable to contagion. The ministry announced that the State signed an agreement between the […]

Monkeypox: This will be the prioritization of the vaccine in Colombia – Health

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection has ruled on the surveillance of the health system for monkeypox infections. As of October 26, 76,866 cases were confirmed in the world, while, In the case of Colombia, as of October 24, 3,298 confirmed cases are reportedof which 83% (2,734) are recovered and 17% (564) are active […]

Brazil confirms its eighth death from monkeypox

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) — The Brazilian government confirmed on Monday the eighth death in the country caused by monkeypox, making Brazil the country with the most fatalities caused by the disease in the world. According to the Ministry of Health, the victim is a 33-year-old man living in the state of Minas […]

Ministry of Health purchased 25,000 vaccines against monkeypox

Faced with the questions raised by the delay in the purchase of vaccines against monkeypox, the Minister of Health, Carolina Corcho, came out to warn that the negotiations are under way. “Soon we will have news about the monkeypox vaccines,” he assured through his Twitter account. “The Ministry of Health has not stopped holding negotiations […]

Sex as a transmission route?: Monkeypox pathogen discovered in monkey testicles

Sex as a transmission route? Monkeypox pathogen found in monkey testicles By Jana Zeh 10/18/2022, 7:10 p.m People around the world are still contracting monkeypox – including in Germany. It is therefore important to know how the virus is transmitted from person to person. Now there are indications of a previously undisclosed transmission route. The […]

Monkeypox vaccines arrive in Brazil – 10/11/2022 – Equilíbrio e Saúde

On the 4th, Brazil received the first batch of vaccines against monkeypox. There are 9,800 doses, which will be used in a study to generate new evidence about safety, effectiveness and immunogenicity (ability to generate an immune response). In all, the Ministry of Health ordered 50,000 doses through PAHO (Pan American Health Organization), an arm […]