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Ecuador adds six cases of monkeypox (and other news in a summary to start the day)

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The Ministry of Public Health indicated that the new case of this disease was reported in Guayaquil. He indicated that the infected people are stable; two of them were discharged and the remaining four remain under medical surveillance and isolation. There are no deceased.

On another issue, the national Emergency Operations Committee (COE) resolved that citizens may acquire tests for covid. They will be in pharmacies after the Arcsa makes the assessment and the application is ready to give results to the Ministry.

Another case of monkeypox in Ecuador

Photograph from the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) showing the finger of a child infected with the so-called monkeypox.
Photo: courtesy CDC
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The Government indicated that the National Institute of Public Health Research has carried out the necessary tests to diagnose people who present symptoms such as vesicles, similar to pimples, and fever. asked the population maintain biosecurity measures such as hand hygiene.

It was approved that the sale of tests be released

Stock photo of a woman undergoing a PCR test to detect covid in Quito. Photo: José Jácome

Vice President Alfredo Borrero said that the detection tests will be available in pharmaciesonce an assessment is made by the Sanitary Regulation and Surveillance Agency and an application is developed to report the results to the Ministry of Public Health.

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Police find six human bones in the southern area of ​​Guayaquil

A Legal Medicine vehicle was in charge of transferring the remains found in front of the Guasmo sector. Photo: Courtesy

In the first instance, teams from the Directorate of Violent Deaths (Dinased) and Criminalistics arrived in the area known as Punta Arrecha to advance in the search for a 26-year-old person who She had been missing since the beginning of July. past and it was presumed that after being murdered she had been abandoned in the area of ​​the estuary that crosses that populous sector. (YO)

Source: Eluniverso

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