National Institute of Virology

Nigerian citizen becomes 9th patient to test positive for monkeypox in Delhi

The national capital reported 9th Monkeypox case as a 30-year-old Nigerian woman tested positive on Monday, the doctors said. 

published on : 20th September 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

Monkeypox scare: Samples  of 8-year-old boy with symptoms sent to Pune

The boy’s parents are daily wage workers from Odisha and had come to Yedlapadu in Palnadu district 15 days ago to work at a spinning mill.

published on : 1st August 2022

Bihar reports second suspected case of monkeypox, patient in home isolation

Earlier, a woman was found to be suffering from monkeypox in Patna City's Gurhatta locality. A medical team from Patna Medical College and Hospital collected sample of the woman for test.

published on : 27th July 2022

Suspected case of monkeypox found in Bihar, has no travel history

The patient has been asked to follow the guidelines issued by the health department and asked to stay in home isolation till the receipt of the test report from NIV, Pune.

published on : 26th July 2022

Monkeypox: Government holds urgent meet, travellers from abroad ‘put on watch’

A 34-year-old man from Delhi with no history of foreign travel tested positive for monkeypox, taking India’s tally of cases to four and prompting the Centre to hold the meeting.

published on : 25th July 2022

31-year-old Delhi man with no travel history becomes India's fourth monkeypox patient

A resident of West Delhi, the man was admitted to the Maulana Azad Medical College Hospital here around three days ago after he showed symptoms of monkeypox.

published on : 24th July 2022

Kerala issues SOP for treatment, isolation of monkeypox cases; to ramp up tests

Kerala Health Minister Veena George, in a release, gave details of the SOP which are to be followed by all private and government hospitals.

published on : 20th July 2022

Kerala starts monkeypox testing at Alappuzha NIV lab, says Health Minister 

India had on Monday reported a second confirmed case of monkeypox from Kerala's Kannur district.

published on : 19th July 2022

Monkeypox scare: Three-year-old girl from Vijayawada tests negative for virus

On the advice of an Asha worker, the girl’s parents took her to the Old Government General Hospital in Vijayawada on Saturday.

published on : 18th July 2022

35-year-old UAE returnee becomes Kerala's first monkeypox patient; Centre rushes high-level team to the state

The patient was already symptomatic when he landed in Thiruvananthapuram. He approached a private hospital in Kollam and they referred him to Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.

published on : 14th July 2022

Kerala: Man from UAE develops symptoms of monkeypox, likely to be country's first case

Monkeypox symptoms are similar to smallpox symptoms, but milder, and monkeypox is rarely fatal.

published on : 14th July 2022

Zika silently spreading across India indicating local transmission: Study

Our study indicates the spread of the Zika virus to several states of India and an urgent need to strengthen its surveillance, a study, which was published recently, said Dr Pragya Yadav.

published on : 2nd July 2022