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A fourth infection with monkeypox virus was discovered in our country on Saturday evening in the UZ Leuven laboratory. Andre says it’s about a patient being treated in the Walloon region. There also appears to be another link with the Darklands fetish festival in Antwerp.
The organizer of that international festival, which was held earlier this month in Antwerp, reported on Friday that the Belgian government’s health service traced three cases of monkeypox to the festival. According to the organization, there is reason to believe that The virus was introduced by visitors to the festival from abroad†
People infected with monkeypox may have fever, headache, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, chills, and fatigue. After a few days, they also develop a rash. Symptoms disappear within a few weeks. The vast majority of people heal on their own. The virus can be dangerous for people who already have a weakened immune system, and for children and pregnant women.
People with symptoms are told to go to the emergency room immediately, as most GPs do not have the proper equipment to do the test.
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