The Great Britain The government has released a new guide that says people are spreading fast smallpox monkeys virusand high-risk contacts, should isolate themselves for three weeks and avoid contact with children under 12 years of age.
Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by a monkey virus infection that was previously rare outside of West Africa.
But it is now said that the outbreak is “the largest and most common ever in Europe” where the number of infections has exceeded 100.
Cases have now been confirmed in countries such as the UK, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, France, Italy and Germany.
According to the latest government recommendations, high-risk individuals are encouraged to isolate themselves for 21 days, including dismissal.
The highest risk category includes people who have had direct exposure to damaged skin or the mucous membranes of a person infected with monkeypox.
This may include contact with people in your family, sexual contact or used needles.
People in this group were also advised not to travel and to avoid contact with immunocompromised people, pregnant women and children under 12 years of age.
The same recommendations have been issued for people in the medium-risk category, which includes people who have had intact skin only in contact with monkeys ’symptomatic smallpox, their body fluids, or potentially infectious material.
For example, drivers and passengers in a shared car or taxi, people sitting directly next to a smallpox patient on a plane, or someone who had no direct contact but was within one meter of a smallpox patient with symptoms of smallpox without putting on personal protective equipment (PPE). ).
This category should not be avoided if they do not work with immunocompromised people, pregnant women or children under 12 years of age.
Patients first suffer from fever, headache, edema, back pain, pain and general lethargy.
Once the fever goes away, patients develop a rash on the skin with a rash that spreads to the face and then to the rest of the body, especially on the palms and soles.
The rash can look like chickenpox or syphilis, and scabs form that fall off in about three weeks.
Infectious lesions can be itchy or painful.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about every 10 cases of monkey disease are fatal.
The WHO said it is held daily smallpox monkeys meetings as the virus continues to spread around the world.
This was announced by a representative of the organization The Independent it convenes a “series of monkeypox-related meetings on a daily basis” with experts from affected countries, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and technical advisory groups.