Cases reported in UK, Health Officials confirmed it
Monkeypox virus infection has been confirmed in Britain amid increasing cases of coronavirus, it is a rare disease.
Monkeypox virus - Explanation
The cases of coronavirus are increasing rapidly all over the world and due to this the danger of a fourth wave of corona is hovering over everyone's head. Amidst all this, a virus has been confirmed which is believed to be more deadly than corona. In fact, according to Britain's Health Protection Agency, the disease 'Monkeypox' virus transmitted from rats to humans has been confirmed. According to the information, a person infected with the monkeypox virus found in Britain has been confirmed to have come from Nigeria. According to the agency, monkeypox virus infection is a rare infection and it does not spread easily to humans.
A person affected by this disease usually recovers in a week, but in some people this disease can be very serious and even fatal. In a way, after millions of lives lost to Britain due to the havoc of the coronavirus, now the infection of monkeypox is considered very serious. In a statement to the media by Dr Colin Brown, Director of Clinical and Emerging Infections of Britain's Health Protection Agency, he said that "we are working with NHS England and NHS Reform on this matter to help people come into contact with an infected person." be reached and necessary health advice can be given to them”. It may be noted that the first case of monkeypox virus was confirmed in the UK in 2018.
Monkeypox Virus Infected Patient Being Treated
The Health Department has been alerted after the monkeypox virus was confirmed in Britain. Monkeypox is a viral infection most commonly transmitted from rats and monkeys to humans. A person infected with monkeypox found in Britain is being told that this person has come to Britain from Nigeria. It is believed that this person has been infected with this disease in Nigeria itself. According to the information, a person infected with monkeypox is being treated at St. Thomas Hospital. According to media reports, the doctor of St Thomas' Hospital has said that a team of doctors has been deployed to treat the person infected with monkeypox, which is monitoring and treating the patient. At present, the condition of the infected person is out of danger.Monkeypox virus infection is a rare infection that is similar to smallpox.
History of Monkeypox
The first case of monkeypox disease was reported in humans in the year 1970. Since 1970, this virus has been confirmed in the countries of Africa. According to the information, this disease was first spread in monkeys used for research, after which this disease was found from monkeys to humans in Africa. Symptoms of smallpox are seen in this disease. Apart from this, flu-like symptoms also appear in the patient in this infectious disease. Symptoms of pneumonia are also seen in people in whom this disease is severe.
If follow the opinions of American experts as exerted by the US CDC, it is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. It belongs to the orthopoxvirus genus which includes variola virus which causes smallpox, vaccinia virus which is used in smallpox vaccine, and cowpox virus. It is not yet clear who is the host of this virus, but African rodents and monkeys are believed to be the cause of its transmission and infection.
Time-Period for which monkeypox disease stays
The monkeypox virus infection is a rare infection and the disease lasts for 2-4 weeks.Rashes develop on the patient's body, starting from the face and spreading to other parts of the body. The lesions proceed through macules, papules, vesicles, pustules and scabs. The disease lasts for 2-4 weeks.
Modes of monkeypox-virus spread in humans
Monkeypox is a rare disease found in some countries of the world. In most cases, this disease is transmitted from rats and monkeys to humans. Apart from this, after coming in contact with an infected person, this disease can spread in the human body through the eyes, nose or mouth. Contact with animals infected with monkeypox increases the risk of this disease.This virus is related to the family of chicken pox and the symptoms seen in the patient when infected with it can be mild or severe. Research is still going on around the world on monkeypox.
Symptoms Monkeypox Virus:
The symptoms so far seen in patients infected with monkeypox have so far been symptoms of flu, symptoms seen in smallpox and symptoms of pneumonia. Apart from this, red coloured rash and rashes also appear on the face and body of the patient. These symptoms can be mild and severe. Initially, the symptoms seen when infected with monkeypox may be mild but later on these symptoms can become very severe. The symptoms seen in a patient when infected with monkeypox are as follows.
What WHO says on Monkeypox:
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), monkeypox cases are mostly spotted closer to tropical rainforests inhabited by animals that carry the monkeypox virus.
Most infected region:
Democratic Republic of the Congo has been reported in maximum infected cases and outside Africa mostly spread due to international travel or imported animals.
Treatment & Prevention of Monkeypox Virus:
According to the World Health Organisation, there is currently no exact treatment for monkeypox disease.When infected with this disease, the patient is treated to reduce the symptoms. According to Dr Colin Brown, Director of Clinical and Emerging Infections of Britain's Health Protection Agency, this disease does not spread easily to humans, so its cases are rarely seen. Keeping an infected person in isolation reduces the risk of spreading it to other people. Apart from this, to prevent the infection of monkeypox, it should be confirmed first.
Human-to-human transmission is thought to occur primarily through large respiratory droplets, which generally cannot travel more than a few feet, so prolonged face-to-face contact would be needed.