Quebec tops 200 confirmed cases of monkeypox | Globalnews.ca


Quebec well being officers are reporting a complete of 202 confirmed instances of monkeypox within the province to this point.

The newest determine issued Tuesday is an increase of 18 from the earlier replace of 184 infections declared final week.

The province’s well being division additionally reported that 7,568 doses of smallpox vaccine Imvamune have been administered since Might 27.

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Quebec recorded the primary instances of monkeypox in Canada final month, with the primary suspected infections reported on Might 12 in Montreal. Two weeks in the past, public well being officers mentioned town was the epicentre of the outbreak.

Monkeypox is a uncommon illness that stems from the identical household of viruses that causes smallpox, which the World Well being Group declared eradicated across the globe in 1980.

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It spreads by way of extended intimate contact, however it isn’t very contagious in a typical social setting. Signs embrace fever, headache, muscle aches, exhaustion, swollen lymph nodes and lesions.

with recordsdata from The Canadian Press


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