The first case of monkeypox was detected in Normandy

Cases of monkeypox continue to increase in Europe. The organization Santé publique France confirmed, in its situation on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, a new case in Normandy. No additional information allows determine which department is concerned. This is the seventh case in France, including four in Île-de-France, one in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and one in Occitania.

What are the symptoms?

The symptoms of monkeypox are known: first, fever, often severe, accompanied by headaches and aches and pains. After about two days, rashes develop, until there were crusts on the skin. Most often, this disease heals spontaneously, in two to four weeks.

If so far the cases seem isolated, this virus is closely monitored by health authorities. Tout comme le Covid-19, can be transmitted from one person to another to be a human secret (saliva, eternuements, postillons …). It can also pass through impregnated tissues.

The first case of monkeypox was detected in Normandy

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