Monkeypox enters in India, National Institute of Virology, Pune tested a sample of a person from Kerala has been reported positive for the Monkeypox Virus the first case in India on Thursday 14th July 2022. After the 1st Monkeypox case in India was reported Centre issued guidelines for states, let’s see the symptoms and cure.
Monkeypox in India
Yesterday, Kerala Health Minister informed the media that the person who has symptoms was in close contact with a monkeypox patient abroad. Recently he has admitted to a hospital in Kolkata but reports came negative at that time.
What is monkeypox disease?
Monkeypox came to light in the year 1958 in monkeys kept for research However, The first human case was noted in 1970 and the initial stage occurred n tropical rainforest areas of Central and West Africa. Monkeypox is a rare viral infection.
What are the symptoms of the monkeypox virus?
The monkeypox virus’s key symptoms are fever, rash, swollen lymph nodes, Headache, Muscle aches, and backache. It also leads to so many medical complications. It is usually self-limiting with the symptoms lasting from two to four weeks and severe cases can also occur.
How does monkeypox spread?
Monkeypox is spread to humans by coming in close contact with the infected persons or animals or with material contaminated with the virus. Reports say that is directly spread by rodents such as rats, mice, and squirrels.
What guidelines do we have in India for monkeypox?
Countries every entry point there will be a medical team appointed to the scanning team, Doctors, checking, trekking, and surveillance team for a patient who has symptoms and who doesn’t. And in hospitals with medical protocols observation and prepared clinical management. Make the patient isolated until he will get rid of this virus. In hospitals, the monkeypox virus department should be marked with symbols and get observation that the hospital has required manpower and equipment.