Toronto Public Health investigating two new suspected monkeypox cases and one probable case

2022-05-25 7:32:00 PM

A spokesperson told the Star that all three individuals are “doing well.”

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Toronto Public Health investigating two new suspected monkeypox cases and one probable case

A spokesperson told the Star that all three individuals are “doing well.”

min. readToronto Public Health is investigating two new suspected cases and one probable case of monkeypox, the agency announced Wednesday.“All three individuals are men (two in their 30s and one in their 20s) and are doing well,” said a spokesperson in an email.

“One of the three individuals had travelled to Montreal and was a contact of the first case that was announced on May 21.”There are now two suspected and two probable cases in the city. The suspected case of monkeypox that was announced on May 21, is now categorized as a probable case under new

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read Toronto Public Health is investigating two new suspected cases and one probable case of monkeypox, the agency announced Wednesday. “All three individuals are men (two in their 30s and one in their 20s) and are doing well,” said a spokesperson in an email. It says the three men are doing well. “One of the three individuals had travelled to Montreal and was a contact of the first case that was announced on May 21.” There are now two suspected and two probable cases in the city. is a rare disease that comes from the same family of viruses that causes smallpox, which the World Health Organization declared eradicated around the globe in 1980. The suspected case of monkeypox that was announced on May 21, is now categorized as a probable case under new guidance from the Ministry of Health , the spokesperson added.

Late Tuesday, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) confirmed 10 more cases of monkeypox in Quebec, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Canada to 15. More to come. “More samples from other jurisdictions in Canada are on the way to PHAC’s National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) in Winnipeg for confirmatory testing and we expect more cases to be confirmed in the coming days,” read a statement on the agency’s website. The disease is not new and has been endemic to parts of West and Central Africa for decades.. But over the last couple of weeks, a string of cases in a number of countries outside of these regions, including the U.K.

, Spain and Portugal, has scientists paying attention. Many of the cases are gay or bisexual men, but officials are quick to warn against stigmatizing any one community. Monkeypox is in the same family of viruses as smallpox, but milder, and usually spreads from animals to humans. It can spread from human-to-human but it hasn’t been that easily transmitted in the past. Symptoms include fever, fatigue and a rash of pox.

In Britain, some health care workers who were exposed are getting a version of the smallpox vaccine to prevent infection. The Public Health Agency of Canada added Tuesday that Quebec is receiving “a small shipment of Imvamune vaccine today to support their targeted response.” That vaccine is for the prevention of both smallpox and monkeypox. RELATED STORIES .