It was declared a ‘Public Health Emergency’ due to the cases. New York City Mayor Eric Adams said in a statement, “Today in New York.We are declaring a public health emergency. “Over the past few weeks, we’ve moved as quickly as possible to expand access to vaccines and treatments to keep people safe.”
“150 THOUSAND PEOPLE AT RISK”
Stating that the city is the epicenter of the Monkeypox virus and that 150,000 people are at risk, Adams said, “New York is currently the epicenter of the epidemic and we estimate that approximately 150 thousand New Yorkers may be at risk of Monkeypox at the moment. “We will continue to work with our federal partners.” As of Friday, the number of Monkeypox cases detected in New York was announced as 1345.
FIRST DEATH IN BRAZIL AND SPAIN…
On Saturday, July 30, the Brazilian Ministry of Health announced that a 41-year-old lymph cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy died of monkeypox and died on Thursday. Following this statement, the Spanish Ministry of Health announced that one of 120 patients with monkeypox died in the hospital.
The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced yesterday that the first death from monkeypox occurred on Thursday. The Ministry stated that the 41-year-old male patient was undergoing chemotherapy due to cancer treatment and his immune system was suppressed (weakened). The Ministry stated that it established an Emergency Operations center for the purpose of inspection and control of the monkeypox virus in the country and said, “According to the current epidemiological scenario, the transmission rate of the disease is among men with an average age of 33 years. Cases are concentrated in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais.”
USA ANNOUNCED IT ORDERED ADDITIONAL VACCINE 1 WEEK AGO
Making a statement the next day after monkeypox was seen in two children in the USA on July 22nd, US Vice President Kamala Harris announced that they ordered additional monkeypox vaccine and increased the testing capacity; US health officials stated that more than 6.9 million doses of the vaccine will be delivered by mid-2023.
After detecting monkeypox in two children on July 22, US Vice President Harris shared the message, “HHS has ordered additional monkeypox vaccines for individuals at high risk and increased testing capacities. “We will continue to work with local health departments to ensure the health and safety of the American people.”
THE FIRST CASE WAS SEEN ON MAY 18
More than 2,500 cases have been identified in the US since the first monkeypox case on May 18. In a statement to the press by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an official announced that monkeypox was detected in a baby living in the state of California and a toddler who visited the capital Washington and did not reside in the USA. He stated that he was fine and 8 of the previous cases were women.