Thrissur (Kerala) : Monkeypox has started wreaking havoc in India even before the end of the Corona crisis. In the case of the death of the youth in Kerala, the travel history of the youth was searched. It has been learned that the youth had returned to India from UAE. Wherever the youth went on his return to India, it has been marked. The people whom the youth came in contact with before death have been asked to be quarantined. Government will investigate, was the report of monkeypox infection hidden?
Is monkeypox infection information hidden?
Actually, there has been a stir in Kerala due to the suspected death due to monkeypox. According to the National Institute of Virology in Alappuzha, Kerala, a 22-year-old Gulf returnee died on Saturday at a private hospital in Thrissur. Reports said that the young man was found infected with monkeypox in the UAE. The youth’s relatives reportedly informed the hospital authorities about the travel history and medical reports after his death.
Waiting for investigation report in India
According to hospital officials, the youth, who had come from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on July 21, was admitted to the hospital on July 27 itself. However, it was reported that he was not showing any symptoms of monkeypox. The body fluids of the deceased are being examined at Alappuzha Virology Lab, ANI reported. Test report is awaited.
Why the delay in treatment, the government will investigate
Health Minister Veena George said, a high level team will investigate the matter. He said that the death of a 22-year-old man from monkeypox is rare. There will be a detailed investigation in the matter. There should also be an inquiry as to why there was a delay in getting the young man’s treatment even after coming on July 21.
Whom the youth met, all quarantined
The Health Department has intensified precautionary measures in Kuranjiyur and surrounding areas. Route map of youth has been prepared. Those who returned after traveling on a United Arab Emirates flight with the deceased 22-year-old youth, these people were asked to be quarantined. These include taxi drivers bringing them from the airport, relatives of the youth, neighbors and treating doctors and health workers.
no need to worry about monkeypox
NITI Aayog Member (Health) Dr VK Paul has said that there is absolutely no need to panic about monkeypox as the government has taken important steps to keep the disease under control. In the ANI report, Dr Paul stressed that there is no need for any kind of panic, but it is important for the country and society to be alert. He said that there is no need to panic now, but if any symptoms are seen then it is necessary to report them to the hospital on time.
monkeypox in india
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 18,000 monkeypox cases have been reported from 78 countries. Significantly, so far five cases of monkeypox have been reported in India. Three of these cases are from Kerala. One monkeypox case has been reported in Delhi while one in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.
what is monkeypox
Monkeypox is a zoonotic disease caused by viruses, which belong to the same family of viruses. Like the smallpox virus, monkeypox is also spread by the virus itself. Is. According to the WHO, the disease is more prevalent in regions such as West and Central Africa, but cases have recently been reported from non-endemic countries as well.