Italy: Monkeypox, SARS-CoV-2 AND HIV co-infection

Co-infection, Coronavirus, Europe, Healthcare, Hospitalization, Infection, Italy, Monkeypox, Transmission

“In this study we present the clinical features and diagnostic procedure of the first documented case of co-infection with monkeypox virus, SARS-CoV-2 and HIV-1”.

Our patient, an Italian 36-year-old male spent 5 days in Spain from 16 to 20 June 2022. Nine days after, he developed fever (up to 39°C), accompanied by sore throat, fatigue, headache and right inguinal lymphadenomegaly. On 2 July he resulted positive for SARS-CoV-2. On the afternoon of the same day a rash started to develop on his left arm. The following day small, painful vesicles surrounded by an erythematous halo appeared on the torso, lower limbs, face and glutes.

Full report at the Journal of Infection



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** This post was originally published on August 22, 2022 **