Uruguay's Health Ministry (MSP) Thursday announced it was monitoring four cases suspected of being monkeypox. All of them are of people with a travel history to countries where the malady has already been detected.
Uruguayan COVID-19 expert Rafael Radi, a former coordinator of the Honorary Scientific Advisory Group (GACH), has said in an interview that eliminating the second PCR test for those arriving into his country was a “somewhat bold” measure he would have not recommended.
By Luke Taylor – Complacency and a coronavirus variant help to explain why Uruguay, once a pandemic success story, couldn’t withstand the surge now rocking South America.
Uruguay's Group of Honorary Advisers to the Presidency in matters regarding the anti-covid-19 fight, known as GACH was dissolved Wednesday after a meeting with President Luis Lacalle Pou at the Executive Tower in Montevideo.
The Government of Uruguay Thursday decided to extend the current measures regarding restrictions to the circulation of people for yet another week in a move to curb the unstoppable number of covid-19 cases.
The group of advisers to Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou in covid-19 matters, commonly known as GACH (Honorary Scientific Advisory Group), was highly acclaimed by the Nature magazine.