Portugal’s Monkeypox infection cross the 300 mark

Portugal’s Monkeypox infection cross the 300 mark

The discovery of seven additional cases brings Portugal’s total Monkeypox infections to 304 says the Directorate-General for Health In a public report, the DG explained that “the majority of the infections are in Vale do Tejo,” but other regions like “Algarve and North have reported infections”. Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA) verified…

Portugal uncovers 35 additional Monkeypox cases

Portugal uncovers 35 additional Monkeypox cases

The Directorate-General for Health (DGS) announced on Friday that another 35 human Monkeypox infections have been recorded in Portugal. This brings the total Monkeypox cases in the nation to 276. Among all European countries, Portugal has the second-highest infection count, just below Spain according to WHO’s latest data on June 8. Graças Freitas who leads…

Portugal sees a decline in mean Covid-19 infections in all territories

Portugal sees a decline in mean Covid-19 infections in all territories

In Portugal, the mean infection count fell to 17,204 per day, and the transmissibility index (Rt) for Covid-19 decreased in all areas, according to a statement from the National Institute of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA). The INSA weekly statement on the pandemic’s progress showed that, nationally, the proportion of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus…

Portugal issues fresh notice for children under 16

Portugal issues fresh notice for children under 16

According to recommendations from the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), youngsters below 16 years with indications of acute hepatitis, such as jaundice, vomiting, or nausea, or with broad symptoms such as diarrhea and abdominal discomfort should be brought to the hospital immediately. The warning was prompted by a spate of possible instances of hepatitis in youngsters…

A trial drug for cancer treatment completely cures the participant cancer patients: Portugal 

A trial drug for cancer treatment completely cures the participant cancer patients: Portugal 

In every patient participating in the study of the novel cancer therapy, the disease was completely eradicated. According to one of the experts who worked on the study, “This is the very first time that anything like this has ever occurred in the history of cancer.” Dostarlimab, an investigational new medicine, was tested on a…

Covid-19 in Portugal: daily average of infections declines, Rt

Covid-19 in Portugal: daily average of infections declines, Rt

The normal infection rate has reduced to 25,042 daily cases in Portugal, the transmissibility index (Rt) of covid-19 is currently below 1, INSA said Wednesday. As per the weekly report released by the Instituto Nacional de Sade Doutor (INSA) happening the progress of the epidemic, the average number of daily SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections in five…

Flu vaccine approved for €15 million

Flu vaccine approved for €15 million

The government of Portugal has authorised approximately 15 million Euros for paying for the virus vaccine required during the current season, according to the Health Ministry. The permission of spending was granted by the committee of Health Administratiors of the Region  to procure the influenza vaccination in consultation with the Council of Ministers on Thursday. When…

Portugal’s current Covid infection and death spike is from Omicron subvariant 

Portugal’s current Covid infection and death spike is from Omicron subvariant 

A resurgence of Covid-19 infections and demises in Portugal is being driven by the Omicron BA.5 subtype. European capitals are once again considering precautions against a pandemic that has faded from public consciousness.  On Wednesday, the country confirmed 26,848 new infections and 47 Covid-linked demises the largest figure since February 17th when 51 people died…

Portugal’s COVID-19 mortality number is twice the European threshold

Portugal’s COVID-19 mortality number is twice the European threshold

Covid-19 has tripled Portugal’s mortality rate and increased hospitalizations by 27%, exceeding the European Union’s threshold. “An increasing pattern of Covid-19 hospitalization was seen, with 1,842 patients admitted on May 23 (+27 percent compared to the previous week).” This was validated in a report by Doctor Ricardo Jorge of the National Institute of Health (INSA)…

Marcelo demands that authorities take a definitive stance on masks

Marcelo demands that authorities take a definitive stance on masks

The pressure for the return of masks grows stronger It’s time for authorities to make a decision about whether the country should resume wearing masks, according to Mr. Marcelo. When President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal called a press conference on Monday to announce his decision, he made it sound even odder by demanding…

Researchers say the Monkeypox virus discovered in Portugal is less aggressive

Researchers say the Monkeypox virus discovered in Portugal is less aggressive

According to the National Institute of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge, the Monkeypox virus spreading in Portugal corresponds to a less hostile lineage disseminating in West Africa. The genome-sequencing of the monkeypox virus circulating in the nation has been finalized, according to Joao Paulo Gomes, head of the Bioinformatics Unit of the Institute’s Department of Infectious…

Portugal has the highest new Covid-19 cases in the European Union

Portugal has the highest new Covid-19 cases in the European Union

Portugal continues to have the largest average daily fatality rate in the European Union, and the second-highest in the world. Our World in Data, a statistical website has revealed that in the European Union, Portugal has the highest number of new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection per million inhabitants in the past seven days, and is the…

As the Monkeypox outbreak expands, Portugal reports cases

As the Monkeypox outbreak expands, Portugal reports cases

Five cases of monkeypox have been confirmed by Portuguese officials. The virus, which is uncommon in Europe, has been detected in Spain and the United Kingdom. On Wednesday, health officials in Portugal confirmed five cases of monkeypox in young males, while officials in Massachusetts reported a case had been identified in a guy who had…