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Monkeypox: Monkeypox is spreading very fast. To save people from this, Belgium had made quarantine mandatory for the people affected by it. After this, now Britain has also taken the same step.
Corona pandemic around the world (covid-19) continues to wreak havoc. A large number of cases are still being reported in some countries including China. Meanwhile now Monkeypox (MonkeypoxAnother disease named ) is spreading rapidly. According to the information Scotland (ScotlandThe first case of monkeypox has been reported in While Britain (BritainThe cases of monkeypox are increasing continuously. After getting 36 new cases in England, the total cases of monkeypox in Britain have increased to 57 on Monday.
Monkeypox is spreading very fast. To save people from this, Belgium had made quarantine mandatory for the people affected by it. After this, now Britain has also taken the same step. If we talk about the spread of monkeypox in the countries, then till now it has spread in about 16 countries. These include Britain, America, Italy, Sweden, France, Portugal, Germany, Australia, Canada, Belgium, Netherlands, Israel Austria and Switzerland. So far, there have been more than 100 monkeypox cases around the world.
Claim of spreading by touching the clothes of patients
Actually monkeypox was first detected in 1958. This viral infection was first found in monkeys. Its virus belongs to the family of smallpox virus. According to the information, monkeypox spreads through the eyes, nose and mouth in the body. It has been claimed in the report that it can also be spread by touching the utensils, clothes and bedding of the patient. The World Health Organization has informed that if a person is infected with monkeypox, then its symptoms can be seen between 5 to 21 days.
These are the symptoms
Talking about its symptoms, when someone is suffering from it, then he may see symptoms like fever, headache, muscle pain, back pain, shivering, fatigue and swelling. There are pimples on the body and face, which contain pus. However, it is being told that these rashes get cured after a few days.
Rave party is the reason!
At the same time, Dr. David Heyman, who was the head of the WHO’s emergency department, has claimed that the strongest theory is that the disease spread due to sex between homosexuals and other people at two rave parties held in Spain and Belgium. Monkeypox had not previously spread outside Africa, where it was a local disease.
Vigilance in Mumbai too
At the same time, in view of monkeypox in Mumbai, a quarantine ward has been made. A separate ward of 26 beds has been made in Kasturba Hospital to quarantine patients suspected of monkeypox. The BMC official says that samples of suspected patients will be collected and sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune for examination. However, till now not a single case of monkeypox has been reported in Mumbai.