Santa Cruz: The first suspected case of monkeypox came out

health authorities reported that the first patient suspected of having monkeypox had been discharged from the hospital, who has been hospitalized and isolated at Elvira Wünderlich Health Centre.

The 22-year-old, He no longer had a fever or complications related to his clinical picture. He had been stable for several days and the only thing that persisted were lesions on his palms and feet. “His hospitalization was no longer necessary, and therefore he was sent home. Health professionals, of course, warned him and his acquaintances about epidemiological surveillance.

It is known that the second case, a 27-year-old woman, who was isolated at home and receiving treatment and under constant observation, is also stable. Either way, the only thing expected are lab results in Argentina that confirm or rule out that she is a carrier of monkeypox.

The national government is still making arrangements with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, US, for a detection kit for this disease.

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