Monkey Pox spread to 21 countries | This is an AP center

  • The first case of Monkey Pox was reported in Britain on May 7.
  • Young children are at higher risk of developing monkeypox

After Corona, Monkey Pox has now become a threat to the world. Although not considered as dangerous as the corona virus, it has been warned by the World Health Organization and now by the Indian Medical Council of Medical Research (ICMR) as a precautionary measure. The ICMR believes that young children are at higher risk of developing monkeypox. Therefore, it is important to pay special attention to children.

What is Monkey pox?

It is not a sexually transmitted disease. However, getting close to a person during sex can spread the disease that way. The World Health Organization believes it is important to avoid skin-to-skin and face-to-face and sexual contact with anyone who has symptoms of monk pox. Symptoms of monkeypox mainly include rashes on the body, chills and fever. Headache, muscle pain and fatigue.

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Monkey pox in India

However, not a single case of infection has been reported in India so far. Yet all precautionary measures are being taken. On the other hand, an RT-PCR test kit has been developed by a private health device company to test for monkeypox. So far, 226 cases of monkeypox have been reported in 21 countries.

Disease and the World

Outbreaks appear to be exacerbated in Africa, but more than 100 cases have been reported in European countries. The first case of Monkey Pox was reported in Britain on May 7. Spain has the highest number of 98 cases, making it the epicenter of the Monkeypox epidemic in Europe.

It has been confirmed in a total of 21 countries, including

  • Canada,
  • Belgium,
  • France,
  • Germany,
  • Australia,
  • Israel,
  • Italy and
  • The United States.

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