Monkey pox: 79 instances confirmed within the Pays de la Loire, a vaccination middle opens in Nantes
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A middle devoted to vaccination “preventive” towards monkeypox will open at Nantes (Loire-Atlantique) on the Léo Lagrange gymnasium, 5 rue Gaston Michel, behind the Léo Lagrange swimming pool.
This middle might be accessible Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and can welcome, by appointment by way of Doctolib, sufferers susceptible to creating the illness, publicizes the Pays de la Loire Regional Well being Company.
It’s deliberate to vaccinate as much as 360 folks per weekthe well being authority added in a press release.
The opening of this middle goals to finish the prevailing vaccination provide, in six preventive vaccination facilities positioned within the area, which have made it doable to manage greater than 2,000 doses of vaccines since July and which preserve their exercise.
94 folks vaccinated within the area
The Monkeypox epidemic, which has been raging in France since Could 2021, has up to now affected 3,646 folks in France, overwhelmingly grownup malessince solely 59 girls and 9 kids had been recognized.
Within the Pays de la Loire, 79 instances have been confirmed, together with 3 girls. Thus far, 94 folks have been vaccinated towards monkeypox within the area.
In its opinion of July 7, the Haute Autorité de Santé recommends providing a so-called preventive vaccination to folks at explicit threat of contracting the illnesstogether with males who’ve intercourse with males who’ve a number of companions, transgender folks with a number of companions, in addition to
folks in prostitution.
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