Monkey pox was confirmed in a 34-year-old man in the capital Delhi on Sunday. This is the first case of monkeypox in Delhi. While in India, the number of monkeypox cases has risen to four. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday declared a “public health emergency of international concern” due to the increasing number of monkeypox cases. The increasing number of cases of monkeypox has been compared to Covid-19. In such a situation, it is necessary for all of us to be careful.
If this continues, the situation for the country can be very dangerous.
Disclosing this in a tweet on Sunday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “The first case of monkeypox has been reported in Delhi. The patient’s condition is stable and he is recovering slowly. There is no need to panic in that case. The situation is now under our control. In at the same time, we are trying hard enough to prevent further spread and proper security arrangements have also been made for all of you.
Monkeypox has spread to many countries
So far, 16,000 cases of monkeypox have been registered in 75 countries. The ministry has ordered all port authorities to carry out strict screening of international passengers from this week. Experts and health agencies believe that it is very important to control it in time. Otherwise, it can later take the form of a dangerous problem like Kovid-19.
The Ministry of Health has shared some important information regarding the causes and symptoms of monkeypox via Twitter. Along with that, she was called to understand and treat him in time. So let’s know what are the symptoms and causes that can be responsible for the spread of monkey pox. Also how to avoid it.
This is how you can see the symptoms of monkeypox
Skin rash (hands, feet, face, palms and soles)
swollen lymph node
Headache Muscle aches and feeling tired
sore throat and cough
After that the patient may have to face these problems
eye pain or blurred vision
frequent fainting and seizures
According to the Ministry of Health, if a person suffers from comorbidities, or if the immunity is very weak, then the risk of infection is very high.
Monkeypox is spread from person to person
According to the Ministry of Health, monkeypox is transmitted from person to person.
Coming into physical contact with someone such as bodily fluids, sexual contact, or coming into contact with open wounds.
Indirect contact such as using the affected person’s clothing.
Standing near a person and causing droplets from their breath.
To avoid monkeypox, keep these rules in mind
The Ministry of Health has given some advice on how to avoid this problem. Read them carefully and try to adopt them.
Contact a health center immediately as soon as you notice symptoms.
If someone around you is suffering from monkeypox, first isolate the infected person and keep other people away from them.
Always cover the nose and mouth of an infected person with a mask. Additionally, keep the skin wound covered with a light cloth.
Avoid contact with materials such as bedding, clothing, etc. used by an infected person.
Continue to wash your hands with soap and water. Also, don’t forget to use an alcohol-based disinfectant.