There have been no new reported cases of monkeypox, a deputy health minister said on Monday.
Poland has already ordered 1,000 vaccines against monkeypox for health care service employees, the health minister has said.
A contract has been signed for almost 100,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine Europe-wide, of which Poland has sought 1,100 doses for medical personnel dealing with patients, the health minister announced on Monday.
Anybody suspected of being infected with monkeypox will be sent to hospital and isolated, a health ministry spokesman has told PAP.
Speaking at a press briefing on Monday, Adam Niedzielski said that the risk and threat from monkeypox was ‘entirely different’ to coronavirus and added that ‘in a few months none of you will remember it’.
There is no threat of monkeypox spreading rapidly in Poland, the spokesman for the Ministry of Health has told PAP.