Monkeypox

ICMR-NIV analysis finds A.2 strain of monkeypox virus in first two cases 

The foreign returnees from the United Arab Emirates presented with fever, myalgia, and vesicular lesions on the genital area with cervical lymphadenopathy.

published on : 7th August 2022

Symptoms of monkeypox in Vizag man after Hyderabad visit

His samples were collected on Saturday to send to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune for testing, the DMHO said.

published on : 7th August 2022

Tata hospital cannot be palliative care centre for endosulfan patients now: Kerala govt tells SC

Govt tells SC that the 550-bed hospital is being used as an isolation centre for monkeypox and Covid patients, where no monkeypox cases are reported and it has only 4 covid patients.

published on : 6th August 2022

Suspected monkeypox case reported in Telangana's Kothagudem district

Officials said the patient Bandla Uday studies Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) in Madhya Pradesh and had come home three days ago.

published on : 6th August 2022

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

The urgency in the current response stems from the rapid spread of the virus coupled with the limited availability of the two-dose vaccine called Jynneos, which is considered the main medical weapon.

published on : 5th August 2022

Pregnant, lactating women need extra care against monkeypox: Experts

The care centers required for infected pregnant women and nursing mothers are available mostly in urban parts of the State.

published on : 5th August 2022

Monkeypox: Foreigners visiting Mundgod under watch

A nine-year-old Tibetan boy at Mundgod developed suspected monkeypox-like symptoms and was admitted to a private hospital in Hubballi.

published on : 5th August 2022

First suspected case of monkeypox in Gujarat; samples sent for testing

The 29-year-old patient, a resident of Nava Nagna village, is currently admitted to a special ward. He has no recent travel history.

published on : 4th August 2022

Centre holds meeting of experts on monkeypox, to revisit existing guidelines

A case is considered laboratory confirmed for monkeypox virus by detection of unique sequences of viral DNA either by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and/or sequencing.

published on : 4th August 2022

Third suspect also tests negative for monkeypox in Karnataka

Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) at Bengaluru Medical College and Research Institute in Bengaluru received his sample for monkeypox testing on Monday evening.

published on : 4th August 2022

India reports ninth monkeypox case as 31-year-old Nigerian woman tests positive in Delhi

The woman has fever and skin lesions and is admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital. Her samples were sent for testing and the results came positive on Wednesday.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Check out the Health Ministry's guidelines for battling Monkeypox outbreak

Monkeypox is usually a self-limited disease with symptoms lasting from 2 to 4 weeks. Severe cases occur more commonly among children.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Third monkeypox case in Delhi, government says not to panic

Since 1970, many cases have been reported from Africa. Before the first case in Kerala, we had issued guidelines to all states, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Covid setup at Gandhi Hospital can be used to test for monkeypox

Telangana is ready to conduct monkeypox testing at Gandhi Hospital and give accurate reports independently in case of an outbreak.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Tibetan boy’s samples sent to VRDL from Karnataka's Hubballi

The child came to India with his parents and a Tibetan priest on July 1. He had arrived in Delhi and visited a Tibetan camp at Himachal Pradesh, and Nagpur in Maharashtra.

published on : 3rd August 2022

'No need to fear monkeypox': Mandaviya says Centre prepared to deal with it

On Tuesday, two monkeypox cases were reported – one each from Kerala and Delhi - taking the total number of monkeypox cases to eight in the country.

published on : 2nd August 2022

India's eighth case: Another man tests positive for monkeypox in Delhi, city's third

A 34-year-old man who had attended a stag party in Manali recently was the first reported case of monkeypox in Delhi, and was discharged on Monday.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Kerala reports fifth monkeypox case

The 30-year-old patient returned from UAE at Kozhikode on July 27.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Delhi reports second monkeypox case, Centre forms task force to monitor situation

Another man tested positive for Monkeypox in the capital on Monday, according to Lok Nayak Hospital doctors. He is the second person in Delhi to test positive for the infection.

published on : 2nd August 2022

NIV tests confirm Monkeypox in youth who died in Thrissur

Tests carried out at the National Institute of Virology in Pune have confirmed that the 22-year-old Chavakkad native who died on July 30 was Monkeypox positive.

published on : 2nd August 2022
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