Taking the robust wastewater surveillance model to the next level, the researchers have already started tracking other infectious diseases like monkeypox, dengue in small and medium-sized urban centres in India.
Positive monkeypox infection was confirmed with a PCR swab sample of a skin lesion. The patient returned to the emergency department three days later reporting chest tightness radiating through the left arm.
Hyderabad: World Health Network’s Dr. Sunil Raina talks about how India can improve its policies to more effectively fight monkeypox. Along with the recent surge in the number of coronavirus cases across the country, India has also reported 9 cases of monkeypox so far. The first case was detected in Kerala on July 14th, and […]
New Delhi: People infected with monkeypox must isolate their pets, said an official from the World Health Organization, after a report showed the first-ever case of human-to-dog transmission of the virus in France. In a Lancet report earlier this week, French researchers documented the first case of a dog with confirmed monkeypox infection that might […]
London: A dearth of high quality, up to date clinical guidance on monkeypox may be hampering effective and safe treatment of the infection around the world, according to a review led by an international team of researchers. Existing guidance, such as it is, too often lacks sufficient detail, fails to include different groups, and is contradictory, […]