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Monkey pox: first confirmed case in a child in IDF, according to the ARS

2022-06-26T07:31:19.820Z

Until then, the virus had only affected adults. The primary student was taken care of and “shows no signs of seriousness”.



The Regional Health Agency (ARS) of Ile-de-France reported on Saturday a first confirmed case of monkeypox in a child attending primary school in the region, specifying that he was taken care of and "

does not present no signs of seriousness

.

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In a press release relayed on social networks, the ARS indicates that its teams and those of Public Health France "

immediately began the investigations in order to trace the chain of contacts of the child as quickly as possible

".

A probable case has been identified within the same siblings.

Measures have been taken with National Education and a message has been sent to the parents of children who are at-risk contacts at the school attended by the child

", the latter must in particular monitor the appearance of symptoms (fever, rash) , adds the ARS.

Until then, the virus had only affected adults.

The latest report from Public Health France, established on Thursday at 2 p.m., reported 330 confirmed cases of infection in France.

Source: lefigaro

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