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The World Health Organization, the World Health Organization, has declared an outbreak of monkeypox now a global emergency – international news in Hindi


On Saturday, the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency in more than 70 countries. So far, more than 16,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported, said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. It is spreading both globally and regionally. However, he also said that more risk assessments have been carried out in European regions. Having confined the virus to the African continent for decades, since May it has begun to spread to countries where it was not known.

The head of the World Health Organization said that there is a risk of international spread, but that the risk of traffic interference is currently low. He said its transmission occurs through new routes, and we have little information about them. With this in mind, the organization decided to declare monkeypox a public health emergency.

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Preparations for the use of smallpox vaccine against monkeypox

The European Medicines Agency (EMMA) said Friday that a smallpox vaccine made by the northern Bavarian region should be authorized for use against monkeypox, as the rare outbreak is making people sick across the continent. The European Union’s drug regulator said its recommendation was based on animal studies indicating that the vaccine protects non-human “primates” from monkeypox.

35-year-old man with monkeypox

Monkeypox has struck in India, too. Three cases of monkeypox have been reported in Kerala in the past two weeks. And the third case appeared on Friday only. A 35-year-old man was confirmed to have monkeypox from the United Arab Emirates in early July. Kerala Health Minister Vina George said the young man, a resident of Malappuram, returned to his home state on July 6 and had been suffering from fever since July 13. The young man is being treated at Mangeri Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.

All three cases are from Kerala itself.

Earlier, a second case of monkeypox was reported in India in Kannur district of Kerala state. The infection was confirmed in a person who returned from Dubai to Kannur on 13 July. Treating at Pariyaram Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. At the same time, the first monkeypox patient in India was also found in Kerala. The person who arrived in Kollam from the United Arab Emirates on 12 July showed signs of infection. He is being treated at Government Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram.

 

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