The Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland states that the detection of monkeypox in the Republic is “unavoidable.”
Leo Varadkar was speaking after Northern Ireland’s health authorities Confirmed on Thursday Cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in this area.
“The incident in the Republic of Ireland has not yet been recognized, but it is almost inevitable that an incident will occur in the Republic of Ireland. In fact, it is inevitable,” said the Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland.
He said HSE had set up a group to monitor the situation.
“We don’t expect this to be a public health emergency like Covid, for example,” Baradkar added.
The case of monkeypox in the north is the first case confirmed on the island.
“Currently, there are many outbreaks around the world,” said Varadkar.
“HSE monitors the situation very carefully and ensures that medical professionals are informed of what the symptoms are. Therefore, if you have monkeypox, you can quickly identify it.”
The Northern Ireland Public Health Service confirmed the incident there on Thursday.
Dr. Gillian Armstrong, Head of Health Protection at PHA, said: Fully prepared for potential risks to Northern Ireland’s population.
“PHA has worked closely with the Trust and GP to raise awareness of the disease, arrange testing and set clinical pathways.
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“Monkeypox cases are rare because the virus does not spread easily among people. Therefore, the risk to the Northern Ireland population is considered low.
“With appropriate public health measures in place, PHA is working with UKHSA to investigate potential implications for UK cases. Potential to provide health information and advice. Contact your close contacts. “
https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/monkeypox-inevitable-in-republic-of-ireland-says-deputy-pm-1311436.html Monkeypox is “unavoidable” in the Republic, says Leo Varadkar