Monkeypox: Monkeypox raised concern, first death reported in India

Mumbai: Although the havoc of Corona has subsided, but now monkeypox has increased the concern. Corona spread slowly in India and thousands of people lost their lives. But now monkeypox is also killing people. The first person infected with monkeypox has died in India. (first death from monkeypox virus) First confirmed death from monkeypox in […]
 


Monkeypox: Monkeypox raised concern, first death reported in India

Mumbai: Although the havoc of Corona has subsided, but now monkeypox has increased the concern. Corona spread slowly in India and thousands of people lost their lives. But now monkeypox is also killing people. The first person infected with monkeypox has died in India. (first death from monkeypox virus)

First confirmed death from monkeypox in India A 22-year-old man who died in Kerala lost his life due to monkeypox virus. This person had returned from UAE.

The sample was sent to NIV Pune to ascertain whether the person died due to monkeypox virus. There have been positive results. The man died on July 30 in Thrissur, Kerala.

 

In view of the growing concern of monkeypox, the central government is also now taking proper precautions. The Center has also constituted a task force. The team is working under the leadership of Dr VK Paul and Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan.