Monkeypox cases in Delhi: One more monkeypox case in Delhi, total number of cases in the country 9
Monkeypox Cases in Delhi : in the capital Delhi A 31-year-old woman has been infected with the monkeypox virus. According to the information received, this woman is a resident of Nigeria. This is the fourth case of monkeypox in Delhi. With this, the total number of monkeypox patients in the country has reached nine. This is the first time in the country that a woman has been infected with monkeypox.
According to sources, the woman suffering from monkeypox has been admitted to Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Hospital. The woman has fever and rash on her hands. The samples of the 31-year-old woman were sent for testing. The report came positive on Wednesday. The woman has not traveled abroad recently.
So far 9 people have been infected with the monkeypox virus in the country. In this, four patients have been found so far in the capital Delhi. Five patients have been found in Kerala. In Delhi and Kerala, one patient each has been discharged from the hospital. One patient has died in Kerala.
The central government has constituted a task force to monitor the incidence and situation of monkeypox in the country. NITI Aayog member Dr. VK. The committee is working under the chairmanship of Paul. The committee includes Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan and other officials. The central government has now issued new guidelines. Meanwhile, the central government has appealed to various vaccine manufacturing companies to prepare anti monkeypox vaccine.
Guidelines issued by the Central Government –
In view of the increasing threat of monkeypox virus, the central government has issued guidelines for the safety of citizens. Earlier, guidelines have been issued by the Central Government to all the State Governments.
What to do
Avoid close contact with patients infected with monkeypox or persons with monkeypox-like symptoms.
Masks and surgical hand gloves should be used when coming in contact with a person infected with monkeypox.
Keep hands clean. Keep hands clean with soap or hand sanitizer.
If you develop symptoms of monkeypox, stay in isolation and notify the health authorities. Avoid going to public places.
what not to do?
A person infected with monkeypox or showing monkeypox-like symptoms should not wear clothing.
Do not wash your clothes with the clothes of a person infected with monkeypox.
Avoid having sex with a person infected with monkeypox.
People infected with monkeypox or with monkeypox-like symptoms should not use utensils.
Do not intimidate anyone based on false information.
What are the symptoms of monkeypox?
According to experts, ‘Monkeypox’ is a rare virus. The same symptoms are also seen in a person with fever. In this, the rash comes out all over the body and face of the infected person. Other symptoms may include fever, muscle aches, headache, chills, and fatigue.