Montauban. Monkey pox: 115 individuals vaccinated in Tarn-et-Garonne

Montauban. Monkey pox: 115 individuals vaccinated in Tarn-et-Garonne

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Among the many twenty well being locations the place to be vaccinated towards the infectious illness opened since July in Occitania, the GeDIFF of the Montauban hospital heart can administer an anti-smallpox dose to these most in danger.

Like an air of deja vu. A vaccination heart opened on the finish of July on the Montauban hospital heart. This time it isn’t yet one more reminder towards Covid-19 however a prevention marketing campaign towards the unfold of Monkeypox, an infectious illness higher referred to as monkey pox.

As of September 8, the date of the final epidemiological replace carried out by the French public well being companies, of the three,785 constructive circumstances recognized on nationwide territory for the reason that begin of the epidemic, 305 have been in Occitania. On the finish of August, the Occitanie Regional Well being Company already specified that 90% of circumstances “concerned individuals who lived in the identical 4 departments: Gard, Haute-Garonne, Hérault and Pyrénées-Orientales.”

In accordance with our data, there have been solely two confirmed circumstances in Tarn-et-Garonne on the time. “Public Well being France does to not date disseminate departmental information on the distribution of circumstances, with regard to statistical volumes which are too restricted and due to this fact too simply customizable in lots of departments”, it was specified.

Free and by appointment

However! Confronted with the unfold of the Monkeypox virus, the well being authorities deployed a preventive vaccination marketing campaign from mid-July.

Thus, the Montauban hospital heart was chosen to manage a dose of smallpox vaccine within the Tarn-et-Garonne. Vaccination towards monkey pox, by appointment and freed from cost, is then provided by CeGIDD of the hospital heart (Free data heart for screening and analysis).

“5,742 doses of vaccine towards monkeypox have been administered throughout the Occitanie area for the reason that begin of the vaccination marketing campaign and till the night of Sunday September 11. Amongst this regional complete (Editor’s observe: greater than 85 000 doses on the nationwide degree), 115 vaccine doses have been administered to individuals domiciled in Tarn-et-Garonne”, indicated this starting of the week the ARS Occitanie. This stays tiny, in fact, in comparison with Covid-19.

The hospital collects appointments. “Those that obtained a dose are primarily contaminated individuals or dangerous contact circumstances”, signifies a Montalbanian skilled.

However vaccination is not only for these near sick individuals. Since July 11, it has additionally been provided “to males who’ve intercourse with males and trans individuals, to individuals in prostitution and to professionals working in locations of sexual consumption”, particulars the ARS.

A phone line has been arrange on the nationwide degree to reply all of your questions on signs, vaccination, what to do, and so forth. : Monkeypox information service, 0 801 90 80 69 (free name from a landline in France, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. 7 days per week).

Within the Tarn-et-Garonne, a website ensures the vaccination of sufferers towards monkey pox: the CeGIDD on the Montauban hospital heart, by appointment, at 05 63 92 89 68Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to five p.m.

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