More than 1,300 cases have been declared in Île-de-France, where more than 8,000 vaccine injections have been made, ie 70% of vaccinations in France.
With more than 1,300 cases declared in Île-de-France, including 15 women and 4 pediatrics (including one under investigation), the region of Ile-de-France is particularly affected by the monkeypox epidemic , outlined the Regional Agency for Health (ARS) in a press release this Friday. 60 to 70 cases are reported daily by ARS and Public Health France (SPF).
According to a final press release from the SPF, on July 28, 2022 at noon, 1,955 confirmed cases were known in France. The cases always live in Île-de-France: 814 or 53% of cases whose region of residence is known, then in Occitanie (170 cases, or 11%) and in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (161 cases, or 10%).
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On July 8, the High Authority for Health (HAS) recommended in an opinion to continue vaccinating people with a high risk of exposure, namely men who have sex with men, and trans people; those who report having multiple partners, as well as people in a state of prostitution, and professionals in areas of sexual consumption.
291 injections in Paris, 8000 in Île-de-France
Since that date, ARS Île-de-France says it has organized and funded the opening of 25 vaccination sites for people targeted by HAS. As of Thursday July 28, “More than 8000 injections have been done, ie 70% of the vaccinations carried out in France, with a significant increase in the load (5000 of the 8000 vaccinations carried out in the week of July 25)”reports the Ile-de-France ARS.
In Paris – the department with the most cases – 18 vaccination centers have been opened at the ARS and the town hall. Among recent inaugurations, the Edison center, in the 13th arrondissement, has given 291 injections since July 26, or 97 on average per day. The center aims to rapidly increase its capacities to become a “very large vaccination center” and reaching 2,000 weekly appointments in the short term, according to ARS.
As of Friday, July 29, there were no monkeypox-related hospitalizations in the region.
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