New Delhi: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated that a rare case of monkeypox has been detected in Texas, United States, which is the first case of its kind in the state. “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of Health Services confirmed on July 15 that a US resident who had recently traveled to the United States from Nigeria was infected with a human ape pox case, “the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expressed in a statement. Said in the press release.
The infected person traveled to Dallas from Lagos, Nigeria, stopped in Atlanta and is currently hospitalized in Dallas. According to information released by the CDC, health officials are in contact with airline passengers and others who may have been in contact with the infected person.
The last monkeypox outbreak in the United States was in 2003, and more than 47 people were infected with the virus. It has been traced back to prairie dogs as pets carrying the virus in the Midwest.
CDC describes monkeypox as a rare but potentially serious viral disease that usually begins with flu-like illness and swollen lymph nodes, and then progresses to a whole body rash on the face and body.
What is monkeypox? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, monkeypox was first discovered in 1958, when two smallpox-like diseases broke out in monkeys preserved for research, hence the name “monkeypox.” The first human case of pemphigus was recorded in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1970. In the period of trying to eliminate smallpox. Since then, other West and Central African countries have reported human smallpox.
The natural host for ape pox is still unknown. However, African rodent species are suspected of playing a role in transmission. The CDC believes that apepox is highly unlikely to spread to other people on airplanes and airports through respiratory droplets.
What are the symptoms of monkeypox? The symptoms of monkeypox are similar to but milder than those of smallpox. Ape pox begins with a fever, headache, muscle aches, and fatigue. The CDC revealed that the main difference between the symptoms of smallpox and monkeypox is that monkeypox causes swollen lymph nodes, while smallpox does not. The incubation period for monkeypox (the time from infection to the onset of symptoms) is usually 7 to 14 days, but can be 5 to 21 days. Within 1 to 3 days (sometimes longer) after the fever appears, the patient develops a rash, which usually begins on the face and then spreads to other parts of the body.
What is the treatment of the salippers? According to CDC, there is currently no proven and safe treatment for the monkeypox virus infection. It can be used in order to control the generation of smallpox vaccine, antivirals, and vaccinia immune globulin (VIG) in the United States. The medical organism also listed the precautionary measures that can be taken to avoid viral disease. These measures include treatable guidance after contact with infected and human animals, avoiding contact with animals that can be viruses, and are exposed to the danger of infection and care of patients, sometimes isolating patients infected with others who can Use the personal protector (PPE).