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  • #61
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    Coordination Center of
    Health Alerts and Emergencies

    SECRETARY OF STATE
    OF HEALTH
    GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF
    PUBLIC HEALTH

    Situation report August 5, 2022

    Alert on monkeypox infection in Spain and other countries
    endemic

    ...

    Current situation in Spain.

    In Spain, according to data from the National Epidemiological Surveillance Network (RENAVE), as of August 5,
    a total of 4,942 confirmed cases of MPX have been reported.


    The reported cases come from 17 Autonomous Communities, see Figure 1.

    Of the patients reported in SiViES, a total of 4,863 are men and 79 are women. The age ranges from
    10 months and 88 years,
    with a median age of 37 years (interquartile range: 31-44 years).
    ...
    The date of onset of symptoms is available in 4,653 cases. Of these, the first reported case started symptoms
    on April 26 and the last on August 2. See figure 2. There is a delay between the date of onset of symptoms and the
    diagnostic confirmation date, with a median of 6 days (IQR 4-9 days). On the other hand, there is also a
    delay in reporting cases to the SiViEs platform. For these reasons, the interpretation of the latest
    days of the epidemic curve should be done with caution.
    ...
    Among the patients with clinical information, they mainly presented anogenital rash (59.4%), fever
    (55.1%), exanthema in other locations (not anogenital or oral-buccal) (51.8%) and lymphadenopathy (50.7%). Watch
    Figure 3
    ...
    A total of 237 patients of the 3,546 (6.9%) presented complications throughout their clinical process.
    The most frequent were mouth ulcers and secondary bacterial infections.


    Of the 4,436 patients with available information, 139 cases were hospitalized (2.8%) and two of the cases
    they have passed away
    This information has been communicated to the WHO and the European Commission.
    3,943 of 4,942 patients with available information were men who have sex with men. I know
    information is available on the most likely transmission mechanism in 2,287 cases, with 80.6%
    for close contact in the context of a sexual relationship and in 9.1% for close non-sexual contact.
    In relation to attendance at massive events, of the 3,152 cases with information on this variable, 646
    attended an event on the dates prior to the onset of symptoms.
    ...
    https://www.sanidad.gob.es/en/profes...X_20220805.pdf

    https://www.sanidad.gob.es/en/profes...eypox/home.htm
    "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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    • #62
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      Coordination Center of
      Health Alerts and Emergencies

      SECRETARY OF STATE
      OF HEALTH
      GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF
      PUBLIC HEALTH

      Situation report August 9, 2022

      Alert on monkeypox infection in Spain and other non-endemic countries

      ...

      Current situation in Spain.

      In Spain, according to data from the National Epidemiological Surveillance Network (RENAVE), as of August 9,
      a total of 5,162 confirmed cases of MPX have been reported.

      The reported cases come from 17 autonomous communities. See Figure 1. The information on the
      case features will be included in the update on Friday, August 12.

      ...
      https://www.sanidad.gob.es/en/profes...X_20220809.pdf
      "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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