One more suspected case of monkeypox in Telangana
A man was suspected to be infected with monkeypox and he was admitted to a government hospital in Telangana Khammam District. The samples of the suspect will be sent to NIV Pune on Wednesday to confirm the disease.
Recently another man who had shown the symptoms of monkeypox in Kamareddy was also taken the test and they were found to be negative told by a top Telangana health official.
Monkeypox started spreading in India with a man arriving from Kuwait on July 6, 2020. He developed a fever and rashes on his body following which he went to a private hospital for a checkup. The doctors suspected that it might be monkeypox and referred him to Kamareddy district hospital for treatment.
He was further transferred to Hyderabad for extensive care and was admitted to specialization as he was subjected to monkeypox on July 24.
Similarly, another man suspected to be infected with monkeypox was admitted to Lok Nayak Jaiprakash hospital in Delhi. Health Care officials are suspecting that he developed the disease as he has a history of foreign travel.
Niti Aayog member Dr. VK Paul has assured us that there is no need to panic as the government is taking significant measures to control chickenpox. But he instructed citizens to stay vigilant and take precautionary measures so as not to be infected with it.
The disease surveillance system has been energized to investigate whether such cases were present in other parts of the country.
Dr. Paul also has added that the situation is under control and there is no need to worry and panic. He also added that everyone should be responsible enough that if one faces any symptoms similar to monkeypox they should visit a hospital for diagnosis to prevent the spreading of the disease.