Monkeypox: Vaccination continued for contact cases in France

By Audrey L., Graziella L. Posted Jun 25, 2022 09:31 am

After the first cases of monkeypox appeared in Europe and France, French health authorities began vaccinating people who were considered to be in contact with the infected.

After Covid-19, a new virus In Europe and France the has been published in the last few weeks monkey pox. The speed at which the virus is transmitted around the world worries the WHO, but the disease does not appear to be very dangerous as it is cured in a few weeks and is much more difficult to transmit than the coronavirus. Whereas 330 cases are confirmed in France that health authorities further the vaccination people who had one longer contact with the sick.

In fact, the Human-to-human transmission of monkeypox is caused by a close and prolonged contact between two people, mainly through saliva and sex, studies show. The High Authority for Health recommends a “highly targeted vaccination offered to people who have had a contact classified as vulnerable”.

France assures that it has them necessary supplies Vaccine to vaccinate against smallpox case contacts, ideally within four days of the risky exposure. You can get vaccinated up to 14 days later.The incubation period for monkeypox is usually between 6 and 16 days.

As the number of patients continues to rise, several French people are calling for the preventive vaccination People who are “at risk”, mainly gay men, as is already the case in the UK. On the other hand, the “Imvanex” vaccine is relatively new and therefore we don’t have enough perspective on it unwanted side effects that it could lead to…

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