Know what is monkeypox and how this virus spreads.
Monkeypox virus was first detected in humans in the 1970s. Since then, the presence of this virus has been confirmed in 11 countries of Africa. The first case of monkeypox was reported in 1958, when the disease spread to monkeys kept for research.
Britain after the Corona epidemic (BritainNow another virus has knocked, about which fear has spread in the minds of people. Till now the corona infection had not even got rid of it that on one hand the trouble has come to the people’s throat. The name of this trouble is ‘monkeypox’ (Monkeypox) is. UK Health Protection Agency (UKHSA) told on Saturday that monkeypox virus infection has been found in two people in London. The UKHSA confirmed a case of this infection in a house in southern England only last week. People found infected with monkeypox had recently traveled to Nigeria.
It is believed that these people must have come under the grip of this infection in Nigeria itself. However, from where and how this infection came in both the infected, it is being investigated. UKHSA’s Director of Clinical and Emerging Infections Dr. Colin Brown said that investigations are being done to find out the source of the virus. It is important to emphasize that it does not spread easily among people. To become infected, a person must be in close personal contact with a person with infected symptoms. Its risk to the general public is very low. But there is a need to be careful.
Monkeypox is a rare viral disease
Actually, this virus spreads to humans from infected organisms like rats or monkeys. Monkeypox is a rare viral disease that does not spread easily between people. But as a large number of people have died due to corona infection, so this virus cannot be taken lightly. Therefore, fear remains in the minds of millions of people in Britain.
The first case in humans was found in 1970
According to the World Health Organization, the monkeypox virus was first detected in humans in the 1970s. Since then, the presence of this virus has been confirmed in 11 countries of Africa. The first case of monkeypox was reported in 1958, when the disease spread to monkeys kept for research. The first case of monkeypox in humans was reported from Congo (Africa) in 1970.
How is Monkeypox Virus Decided?
People who have come in contact with people infected with monkeypox may also be at risk of infection. Officials are currently investigating about this. According to health experts, monkeypox virus is related to the same species of chickenpox virus. Its infection can also be very serious. This infection can be identified on the basis of large grains that have emerged on the body of the infected person.