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  • Mayotte - Monkeypox outbreak 2022

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    Monkeypox virus: A first confirmed case in Mayotte

    Press release

    August 26, 2022




    A first case of infection with the Monkeypox virus (monkey pox) was confirmed in Mayotte on August 27, 2022. An adult person with a non-severe form, compatible with an infection with the Monkeypox virus, was treated by the Mayotte Hospital Center. This person was immediately placed in solitary confinement at his home, his state of health does not inspire concern.

    To date, 3,421 cases have been identified in France, including 5 in the West Indies. In France, no deaths have been reported.

    The teams of the Department of Safety and Health Emergencies of the ARS of Mayotte immediately began the investigations. The contamination took place outside the territory. The few contacts have all been identified, treated and vaccinated. As such, we remind you that the notion of contact concerning the Monkeypox virus is limited to: anyone who has had sexual contact, having shared their laundry or unprotected contact within 2 meters for 3 hours of a symptomatic person



    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    Monkeypox virus: A second confirmed case in Mayotte

    Press release

    Prevention September 2, 2022




    The Mayotte Regional Health Agency informs that a second case of Monkeypox virus infection has been confirmed in Mayotte. To date, this person does not show any signs of seriousness. The contamination took place outside the territory.
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    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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