No Monkeypox-related death has so far been reported in Delhi. The only Monkeypox-related death in India was reported in Kerala.
The development, reported in the Lancet medical journal, underscores guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that urges people with suspected or confirmed monkeypox infections to avoid...
The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which may cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like bumps on many parts of the body.
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The WHO earlier said it's working towards changing Monkeypox's name as it's 'not only inaccurate but is also discriminatory and stigmatising'.
The state government will confirm the infection only after getting swab results from the National Institute of Virology, the minister said.
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While the deceased had Monkeypox symptoms, his test results are awaited from the National Institute of Virology.
India has so far reported four cases of monkeypox, with three from Kerala and one from Delhi.
The UN health agency has warned that the disease could be more severe in vulnerable populations like children or pregnant women.
The Delhi government has directed its hospitals and 11 revenue districts to follow the guidelines.
To date, monkeypox deaths have only been reported in Africa, where a more dangerous version of the virus is spreading, mainly in Nigeria and Congo.
The samples of the suspected patient, who has rashes and lesions, has been sent to National Institute of Virology, Pune.
After the monkeypox emergency committee met for the second time, on July 21, 2022, it released a report stating that the multi-country outbreak of monkeypox...
Vitals of the Monkeypox patient in Delhi are stable but his lesions will take at least a week to recover. He is admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital.
The Delhi government has asked district authorities and officials concerned to adhere to the Centre's guidelines on management of the infection, which also...
Monkeypox is a viral zoonosis (a virus transmitted to humans from animals) with symptoms similar to those seen in the past in smallpox patients, although it is...
The minister said that while the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared monkeypox outbreak as a global emergency due to its spread to around 68 countries...
According to WHO, monkeypox is a viral zoonosis – a virus transmitted to humans from animals – with symptoms similar to smallpox although clinically less...
Experts have said there is no need to panic as Monkeypox is not expected to become a pandemic like Covid-19 as the two diseases work differently.
The WHO had on Saturday declared monkeypox as a global public health emergency of international concern.
More than 16,000 Monkeypox cases have been reported in 74 countries since May, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In keeping with the latest developments, the Kerala government on Wednesday issued standard operating procedures (SOP) for isolation, sample collection and...
Health department sources said 35 people who had contact with the infected man have been advised to remain isolated.
Kerala had reported India's first Monkeypox infection last week in a man who had returned from United Arab Emirates.