Gibraltar raises monkeypox cases to six and asks UK for more vaccinations

health authorities in Tarek mountain So far, six cases of monkeypox have been detected, nearly all of whom have fully recovered, according to The Rock’s director of public health, Dr. Helen Carter, to GBC.

Vaccine against smallpox, Effective against monkeypox, it is currently being administered to those already exposed to virus, To prevent disease. However, Carter made it clear that talks are underway with United kingdom To get more supplies, to offer as a precaution for people at higher risk of getting sick.



Carter stressed that sewage authority Gibraltar reviewed all WHO recommendations, as well as its own plans, adding that Gibraltar is on its way to good position To respond if there are more cases.

Gibraltar confirmed its first case of monkeypox on June 1. This is a foreign national residing in Spain Works in Gibraltar She went to the hospital with symptoms. Once evaluated and diagnosed, it was isolated According to the medical protocol in force for this disease.

On July 14, the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) and the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that there had indeed been four cases monkey pox in Gibraltar.

Spain, with 3,151 confirmed cases, is the country in the world with the highest number of monkeypox cases, according to statistics that the World Health Organization began updating daily, after declaring an international emergency for this disease on July 23 last.

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