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Delhi records fifth monkeypox case today; patient admitted to LNGP Hospital

A woman was admitted to LNJP Hospital in Delhi on Saturday as a result of testing ppositive.

By wasmulhaq 
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New Delhi: A woman was admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital as a result of testing positive in Delhi on Saturday, which recorded its fifth case of monkeypox. This brings the overall number of monkeypox cases in India to ten.

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Four of the five victims who were admitted to hospitals in Delhi are receiving treatment, while one has already been released.

According to Dr. Suresh Kumar of the LNJP hospital, the patient is receiving medical care from several specialists. 

There are several symptoms of monkeypox, such as fever with rashes, headache, swollen lymph nodes, muscle and body aches, back pain, and weakness.

In the meantime, a high-level government task team on monkeypox has made the decision to carry out genomic surveillance and investigate the viral disease. The task group also reviewed diagnosis, treatment, preventive measures, vaccination, and building a conducive environment if cases increase, according to a representative who attended its review meeting.

“We decided on every aspect and parameter related to the monkeypox virus.” The research and development (R&D) activities are actively being considered and being expanded across the country, “the official cited said.


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