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Monkeypox alert: Ministry of health department releases effective measures to avoid monkeypox, see in the list what dos and don’ts

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: The cases of monkeypox are increasing continuously in the country. After Kerala, now cases of monkeypox are also being reported in Delhi. Recently, the Union Health Ministry wrote a letter to the representative of WHO in the UAE, asking that passengers with symptoms similar to monkeypox should not be allowed to board the plane, so that the spread of this disease in the country can be stopped. Now the Ministry of Health has released a list. In which told how we can avoid this disease.

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How to protect against monkeypox

1.Anyone can get Mockypox if they have been in contact with an infected person for a long time or repeatedly.

2.Isolate infected patients from others

3.Wash your hands with soap and water or use a sanitizer

4.Wear a mask and disposable gloves around a person infected with monkeypox

Also Read :- Monkeypox virus: Health ministry releases new guidelines for int'l travelers; 21-Day isolation must

5.Use disinfectant for environmental sanitation

What not to do to avoid monkeypox

1.Do not share bedding or towels with people who have had monkeypox.

2.Do not wash dirty clothes or towels of infected persons with non-infected persons.

3.Do not attend public events if you exhibit symptoms of monkeypox.

4.Avoid unnecessary gathering

Also Read :- Monkeypox virus cases are increasing rapidly, it can also spread through air: WHO

How’s monkeypox spread?

Monkeypox is such a disease, about which everyone now wants to know. It is slowly starting to trouble the whole world. Meanwhile, health professionals and social activists say monkeypox can spread through close physical contact regardless of sexual orientation or race, and that scapegoating the entire LGBTQ community for its spread would be a repeat of a mistake made during the AIDS epidemic.

Dangerous symptoms of monkeypox

1.Headache

2.fever

3.swollen lymph nodes

4.body aches and back pain

5.chills

6.feeling tired

7.blisters on the face and inside the mouth

8.rash on hands and feet

Monkeypox is being wreaked havoc all over the world at this time. So far this disease has spread to more than 75 countries and so far (August 3 morning) 8 cases have been reported in India. Out of these, 5 cases have been reported from Kerala and 3 cases from the capital Delhi. The third case of monkeypox has come to light in Delhi on Tuesday. Another Nigerian person has been found infected. He had not traveled abroad recently.

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