Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas Wednesday explained the monkeypox outbreak in his country was stable after 50 suspected cases have been ruled out.
Uruguay's Health Ministry (MSP) confirmed Saturday the second case of monkeypox had been detected in the country while other three possible infections were under study.
Uruguayan Health Minister Daniel Salinas Monday announced health authorities within Mercosur were drafting a joint plan to fight the monkeypox outbreak.
Uruguayan health authorities Friday announced the first case of monkeypox had been confirmed in the country. According to the Ministry of Public Health (MSP), the infection was proved through PCR testing.
A Montevideo Court of Appeals Tuesday reversed a previous decision by a lower court halting vaccination of children aged between 5 and 13 years against COVID-19, Health Minister Daniel Salinas announced. The administration of these drugs will be resumed Thursday without prior appointments needed.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has sent a letter of support to Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas after a judge ordered all vaccination of children under 13 years of age against COVID-19 be halted in the country.
Effective Thursday, Uruguay's health authorities have reinstated the mandatory wear of face coverings in certain indoor settings, in light of an increasing number of cases of COVID-19, it was reported in Montevideo.
Uruguay's Health Ministry (MSP) Friday announced the approval of a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine for all people between 18 and 49 years of age.
Health Ministers from all four Mercosur full member countries in addition to Chile's Thursday agreed during a meeting in Montevideo to work on unified sanitary requirements regarding COVID-19 for international travel.
Uruguayan health authorities Wednesday said they favored no more capacity caps for parties and indoor events for fully vaccinated people. Health Minister Daniel Salinas said his office recommends allowing the development of all types of activity outdoors, with 100% capacity and without vaccine control.