Monkeypox virus in India cases not noticed but this virus continue to rise in many countries, including the United States.

Monkeypox virus in India cases not noticed but this virus continue to rise in many countries, including the United States. Although no cases of this virus have been reported in our country.

A five-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh is worried about her body getting rashes and blisters. Immediately rushed to the hospital. The Ghaziabad chief medical officer said the baby samples were collected for a Monkeypox test. Mentioned that this is just a precautionary measure and there is no need to worry. The baby was said to have no other health problems. Neither she nor their family had made any foreign trips for days last month.

Monkeypox virus in India

700 Monkeypox cases worldwide

The Monkeypox virus has spread to more than 20 countries around the world. More than 700 cases have been reported so far, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data. In the United States alone, 21 cases were reported in 11 states. 77 cases were reported in Canada.

What is a monkeypox virus?

Monkeypox is a viral disease. It also belongs to the Smallpox family. Infects from animals to humans. The virus is most prevalent in central and western Africa. Experts say it can be spread to others by droplets or by being too close to an infected person. It usually takes 6 to 13 days for it to fully penetrate the body. Experts say it can take anywhere from 5 to 21 days at a time. The virus was first identified in 1958 in monkeys. Hence the name Monkeypox. It first appeared in humans in the 1970s. Research shows that the disease is most commonly transmitted by rats, ticks and lice. Infected people get fever, headache, muscle aches, rashes and blisters.

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