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


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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