Here’s what experts says on Monkeypox: No need to panic, its symptoms and how the infection spreads

Monkeypox Virus Delhi: A case of monkeypox has been reported in Delhi on Sunday. However, it has been said from the doctors that there is no need to panic but be cautious.

Delhi Monkeypox Virus: The world has not yet recovered from the fear and trouble of Corona and in the meantime a new virus has given a scary knock. Monkeypox infection has been reported in more than 75 countries of the world. Now cases of monkeypox have also been reported in India. A case of monkeypox has come to light in the capital Delhi on Sunday.

However, it has been said from the doctors that there is no need to panic but be cautious. According to the WHO, more than 16,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported so far in 75 countries of the world. At the same time, five patients have also died in Africa. Regarding this, the Health Division of the UN has declared a public health emergency of international concern regarding this disease.

What is monkeypox?

Monkeypox is also a viral disease. It is recognized by high fever, skin lesions, rash and swollen lymph nodes. Although experts say that this disease spreads infection, but its patient mostly gets cured on his own between four weeks. Shri Balaji, Doctor of Internal Medicine at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, told about monkeypox that first of all, we have to understand that there is no need to panic. People just have to be more alert. Monkeypox is a mild infection, which also shows smallpox-like symptoms.

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How is monkeypox spread?

Additional Professor Harshal Salve, working at the Center for Community Medicine, AIIMS, says that monkeypox is transmitted to humans by contact with respiratory droplets and body fluids of patients. It can be prevented from spreading by isolating patients and identifying the people who came in contact with them.

So far four cases of monkeypox have been reported in India. The latest case is of a 34-year-old youth from Delhi. The youth does not have any foreign travel history but had attended a party in Himachal Pradesh. People who came in contact with the youth are being identified and isolated.

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