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Monkeypox: ANI has quoted sources as saying that till May 25, not a single case of monkeypox has been reported in India. But the Ministry of Health may soon issue guidelines regarding monkeypox.
Monkeypox (a disease caused by a virus of the species of smallpox virus)Monkeypox) is now spreading all over the world. Although the World Health Organization (WHO)WHO) that it is the corona virus of monkeypox (CoronavirusThere doesn’t seem to be any danger of rapid spread. But still monkeypox has reached 19 countries. A large number of people are getting affected by this. In such a situation, in view of its danger, India (Monkeypox in IndiaThe government is taking precautions. It is being said that the central government can issue guidelines regarding this soon.
News agency ANI quoted sources as saying that till May 25, not a single case of monkeypox has been reported in India. But the Ministry of Health may soon issue guidelines regarding monkeypox. Sources have been quoted as saying that India needs to be cautious in view of the preparations regarding monkeypox. Because it is spreading in many countries.
131 cases have been confirmed in the world
At the same time, WHO has informed that monkeypox has spread to 19 countries. Altogether 131 confirmed cases have been reported in these countries. There are also 106 suspected cases. Experts say that it is spreading but it can be controlled. Till now no word of death of anyone has come to light due to this.
Union Health Ministry to soon release national guidelines on monkeypox. No monkeypox cases have been reported in India till May 25, however, India needs to be prepared in view of the increasing reports of cases in non-endemic countries: Sources
— ANI (@ANI) May 26, 2022
Tamil Nadu government is also alert
Recently, the Tamil Nadu government had also given instructions to be vigilant regarding monkeypox. The Tamil Nadu government had asked all district magistrates and municipal commissioners to be vigilant to monitor and identify suspected cases of monkeypox. It was told by the government that arrangements should also be made to keep the suspected patients in quarantine.
Preparation of Quarantine Ward in Mumbai
On the other hand, caution is also being taken in Mumbai regarding monkeypox. Recently, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is preparing to set up a quarantine ward for patients suspected of monkeypox in Kasturba Hospital. In this, arrangements have been made to keep patients suspected of monkeypox on his behalf.
Here are its symptoms and causes
Monkeypox commonly causes fever, chills, rash and sores on the face or genitals. It can be spread through contact with an infected person or their clothing or sheets. Although some experts are talking about its spread due to sexual relations as well. But no proof of this has come to the fore yet. Experts have also said that most people who get infected do not need to be hospitalized and recover from the disease within a few weeks.
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