Now first case of Monkeypox found in this city of India
Now first case of Monkeypox found in this city of India

New Delhi: Monkeypox disease has now knocked in the capital of the country as well. Confirming this, the Health Ministry said that a sick person has been admitted to Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. The age of this person is 31 years. He had blisters all over his body with a high fever. The most surprising thing, in this case, is that he has no history of foreign travel.

The man, who hails from West Delhi, was admitted to Maulana Azad Medical College Hospital here about three days ago after he showed symptoms of monkeypox. Sources said that his samples were sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) Pune on Saturday and the infection was confirmed in them. According to the news received, the person found infected had recently participated in a celebration in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. "Efforts are on to find out how this person got infected," he said.

This is the fourth case of monkeypox virus infection reported in India so far. However, this is the first case in which the positive person has no travel history. In all the three earlier cases, the infected people had recently returned from foreign travel. The first case of monkeypox infection was reported here on July 14 in Kannur, Kerala. Thereafter, a total of three cases were reported till July 22. Two of these people had returned from UAE, while one person had come from Thailand. Let us tell you that monkeypox infection has spread to 70 countries of the world. The World Health Organization (WHO), terming such a rapid spread of this infection as an 'extraordinary' situation, declared a global emergency regarding it on Saturday. This announcement by WHO can accelerate investment for the treatment of this disease and it has underlined the need to develop a vaccine for this disease.

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