First patient infected with monkeypox in the country recovered, discharged from hospital - Newztezz Online


Saturday, July 30, 2022

First patient infected with monkeypox in the country recovered, discharged from hospital

The first infection of monkeypox was found in India on July 13 from Kerala. 
After this, a total of 4 infected have come to the fore so far. Meanwhile, good news came out that the first patient from Kerala infected with monkeypox has been cured.

In the midst of Corona, the havoc of monkeypox is increasing all over the world. Alam is that the infection of monkeypox after leaving Africa has reached more than 75 countries in the last few days. The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that more than 20 thousand people have been infected with monkeypox in the past. In which there were also four people infected in India. In fact, the first person infected with monkeypox was found in India on July 13 from Kerala. Who was confirmed to be infected with Corona on 14 July. At the same time, since then the Government of India had come into action mode to deal with monkeypox. But, meanwhile, good news has come that the first person infected with monkeypox has now become healthy. Who has now been discharged from the hospital.

Discharged from hospital after report came negative

Kerala Health Minister Veena George said that India's first monkeypox patient has been discharged from the hospital on Saturday after her test report came negative. A 35-year-old patient, a resident of Kollam city in Kerala, was found infected with monkeypox on July 14 after returning from the UAE. He was admitted to the hospital soon after. George said that all the samples of the patient were tested twice. The report of both the samples has come negative. At the same time, the patient is also physically and mentally healthy. Skin spots have completely healed. He will be discharged today.

The report of family members also came negative

According to the information, the first person infected with India's monkeypox was examined twice at an interval of 72 hours as per the instructions of the National Institute of Virology. Along with this, the family members of the patient were also examined for monkeypox infection. Everyone's report has come negative. Meanwhile, two other monkeypox patients from Kerala are also under observation, and their health condition is said to be satisfactory. The Health Minister of Kerala said that prevention and surveillance measures will continue.

WHO declares monkeypox a medical emergency

According to the latest information from WHO, so far more than 20,800 confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported in about 75 countries. However, even before this, the WHO has declared it a medical emergency in view of the increasing threat of monkeypox. Common symptoms of the disease include rashes and blisters on the face, palms or soles of the feet, mouth, eyes or genitals, along with fever, headache, muscle aches and lethargy. Discovered in 1958 in monkeys at the Statens Serum Institute in Denmark, monkeypox It is a zoonotic virus that can infect humans as well as other animals including rodents and primates.


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