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Brazil currently registers a total of 17 confirmed cases of monkeypox  – 11 in São Paulo, two in Rio Grande do Sul and four in Rio de Janeiro, according to Agencia Brasil.

Another ten cases are still under investigation. Of the total number of cases, five would be autochthonous, which means that there was local transmission of the disease. Two of them in Rio de Janeiro and three in São Paulo.

This Friday, the ministry was notified of three new cases of the disease in the country, two in the state of Rio de Janeiro and another in the state of São Paulo, confirmed by the laboratories of Fiocruz-RJ and Adolf Lutz in São Paulo.

An abstract representation of the virus by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay