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Third case of monkeypox in Delhi, 8th in India so far: Health Minister

New Delhi:

eight cases of Monkeypox has been reported so far in India and national a task force It was set up to monitor development of Today, Diagnostics and Vaccines. Delhi reported another case of monkeypox today, which is the third case of viral disease in The national DC so far.

So far, eight cases of The disease was detected in India, out of Five of them travel abroad history . said Mr. Mandaviya in Rajya Sabha.

A 35-year old foreigner in Delhi with not recent history of Positive travel test for monkeypox today, official The sources said. The man was accepted into government-run LNJP Hospital yesterday.

while the first issue in India reported from Kerala on July 14, minister He said a lot before that on On May 1, 2022, the center gave guidance to all countries, not so just for international Airports on Monitoring and contact tracing mechanism, how To collect samples from suspected cases and send them to recognized laboratories for tests.

Delhi government He asked three private Hospital construction isolation Rooms for Cases of monkeypox. Hospitals will be required To book five rooms for Confirmed cases of Monkey pox and five others for suspected cases.

Monkeypox is a zoonotic disease caused By monkeypox virus, which belongs to the same family of Viruses causes smallpox. The disease is endemic in Regions like West and Central Africa but recently, non-endemic cases have been reported countries Also, according to the World Health Organization.

Monkeypox usually shows itself with Fever, rash, swollen lymph nodes, and possibly lead To the range of Medical complications. It is usually a self-healing disease with permanent symptoms for Two to four weeks.

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