Fear of spreading monkeypox in Pakistan, symptoms, alert issued


ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Health (NIH) has issued a high alert to hospitals and authorities over fears of the spread of monkeypox.

According to the NIH, at the provincial and national level, all concerned agencies and authorities should be on high alert, and all public and private hospitals should be prepared for isolation and treatment.

The National Institutes of Health is monitoring monkeypox, and precautions are needed to diagnose and prevent the spread.

According to the NIH, cases of monkey pox have been reported in countries where it has not spread.

Regarding the symptoms of measles, he said that the monkeypox is caused by touching an infected person, animal or any substance containing germs, the virus can be transmitted from an infected person to another person.

The itching starts from the first day to the third day of the fever, the itching that starts on the face spreads to the body, the symptoms of monkey pox may include fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, its duration from 7 14 days but can go up to 21 days.

The disease is spreading in several countries in Europe and Africa, including the United States and England. The monkeypox virus enters the body through the nose or mouth and through injured skin.