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The Ministry of Health of the

Canary Islands

has specified this Saturday that only one of the two cases of

monkeypox

detected in the Canary Islands is linked to Gay Pride in Maspalomas, in the south of Gran Canaria.

Sources from this department of the Canarian Government have stated that "it is possible" that this event, which brought together

80,000 people

in its main acts in Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés, "has contributed to the transmission of

monkeypox

", if they have well stressed that "it is still early to know the weight with which it may have contributed to the diffusion".

Monkeypox cases

BY AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITIES

Madrid

: 30 confirmed and 15 suspects

Andalusia

: 1 confirmed and 4 suspects

Canary Islands

: 0 confirmed and 2 suspected

Castilla - La Mancha

: 0 confirmed and 1 suspect

Galicia

: 0 confirmed and 1 suspect

Extremadura

: 0 confirmed and 1 suspect

Basque Country

: 0 confirmed and 1 suspect

BY COUNTRY

Portugal

: 23

United Kingdom

: 20

Canada

: 20

Italy

: 1

Germany

: 1

Sweden

: 1

Israel

: 1

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14.28

The suspected cases of monkeypox detected in Andalusia rise to five

The Andalusian Minister of Health, Jesús Aguirre, explained that there are already five suspected cases of

monkeypox

detected so far in the autonomous community, of which four correspond to the province of Malaga and one to Granada.

Of these five cases, one is already confirmed, although "

official confirmation

" is pending from the National Center for Microbiology, based in Madrid, as detailed by the Minister of Health.

Jesús Aguirre has stressed that the five possible cases of

monkeypox

, both the one that is "in the second step" of confirmation and the others that are "in suspicion", present a "very good clinical evolution, without hospital admission".

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13.26

A case of monkeypox detected in the Canary Islands

The Canarian government has confirmed that it is linked to Gay Pride in Maspalomas, but has wanted to insist that "it is too early to know the weight with which this event may have contributed to the spread of

monkeypox

."

This department has stated that "it is possible" that this event, which brought together

80,000 people

in its main events in Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés, "has contributed to its transmission".

Read the complete information in EL MUNDO.

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13.04

Simón, on monkeypox: "It is not a disease with important transmission"

The director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies,

Fernando Simón

, has stated that

monkeypox

"is not one of the diseases that has significant transmission between humans", but "caution must always exist" and it must be allow time for the corresponding investigations to be carried out and "correctly assess the risk".

He has indicated that during the pandemic he has not worked only with the coronavirus but with

other risks

and with other pathogens that have been emerging.

"Now one, in particular, has emerged, which until now was subscribed to

specific areas of West Africa,

not all of Africa."

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11.27

Health recommends the isolation of cases of monkeypox and the use of a mask

The

Ministry of Health

recommends the isolation under medical supervision of all confirmed and suspected cases of

monkeypox

until the skin lesions disappear, according to the protocol on this disease.

It confirms that "all investigational or confirmed cases of

monkeypox

should remain isolated and under surveillance."

This isolation consists of staying in a

room

or area separated from other cohabitants until all the lesions have disappeared.

The use of a

surgical mask

is recommended , especially in those cases that present respiratory symptoms.

In addition,

physical contact and sexual relations

with the affected person must be avoided until the lesions have disappeared.

In the protocol it is also recommended that the lesions be covered.

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10.04

Israel detects first suspected case of monkeypox

Israel has detected a first suspected case of

monkeypox

in a man who recently returned to the country from Western Europe, the Israeli Ministry of Health has reported.

A man in his 30s presented to a Tel Aviv hospital with symptoms of

monkeypox

after being exposed to a monkeypox patient abroad.

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9.49

Cantabria develops a protocol for early detection of monkeypox

The Ministry of Health has drawn up a protocol for the early detection of

monkeypox

, of which there is no suspected case in Cantabria at the moment.

The Cantabrian Health Service (SCS) has explained that the objective is to guarantee the early detection and diagnosis of any possible case of

monkeypox in

order to immediately adopt the appropriate control measures to prevent the appearance of secondary cases.

"The detection of new cases is essential to

cut

possible chains of transmission", they have emphasized.

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9.19

The Paraíso sauna in Madrid closed due to monkeypox

Dozens of users, with their comings and goings, crossed the threshold of the door of the Paraíso sauna, in the center of the capital, yesterday afternoon, leaving disappointed after a few minutes: "It is closed because

of the monkey virus

" .

This place, in agreement with the Community of Madrid, has decided to temporarily lower its blinds due to

monkeypox

.

Read the complete information in EL MUNDO

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8.38

Concern in Europe about the spread of monkeypox

Monkeypox is a rare disease that, according to

the

World Health Organization (WHO), could spread rapidly across Europe.

"With the arrival of the summer season, with the mass gatherings, festivals and parties, I am concerned that the transmission of

monkeypox

may accelerate," said the

WHO

's regional director for Europe , Hans Kluge, after France, Belgium, Italy and Germany will announce their first cases.

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08.00.

Seven communities already detect suspected cases of monkeypox

Five new communities have detected suspected cases of

monkeypox

in the last few hours , with which there are already seven autonomies that are investigating infections of this disease, from which new infections are expected to be confirmed, as the health authorities have warned.

The health departments of

the Basque Country, Andalusia, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura and Galicia

have confirmed this Friday that they are investigating their first suspected cases, which must be confirmed by the National Center for Microbiology in Majadahonda (Madrid).

These suspected cases join the first detected in the

Canary Islands

and the outbreak in

Madrid

, the largest to date, since the regional government has confirmed 30 patients infected with

non-human

smallpox , of which seven are

monkeypox

.

In addition, it adds another 15 possible cases, still unconfirmed.

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