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Everything You Need To Know About MonkeyPox

First verified case of monkeypox virus found in South Africa.

Here, you'll find comprehensive information on monkeypox in South Africa.


The initial scenario.


A man in his 30s who has never left South Africa has been identified as the first confirmed case of monkeypox this year.


This suggests that the man may have caught the virus from a traveler from outside South Africa.


Reasons for the occurrence of monkey pox.


Getting infected with the monkeypox virus is what ultimately results in you getting the disease.


The transmission of monkeypox.

Monkey pox, like other viruses, can spread through personal contact with an infected person or animal. Although monkeypox is not officially recognized as an STD, reports have indicated that it can be spread through sexual contact with an infected person.


How do you treat monkeypox?


There is currently no cure for monkey pox because the disease typically goes away on its own within a few weeks regardless of the severity of the individual case. However, the doctor may recommend a topical lotion or pain reliever to help with the discomfort.


Symptoms


Symptoms include: aching joints and muscles, fatigue, a low body temperature, and a throbbing backache. Symptoms could vary depending on the person experiencing them.


Is death possible from monkeypox?


The fatality rate from monkeypox is among the lowest of all of the uncommon diseases since it is so rarely seen. Children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems tend to be the hardest hit.


When to seek medical attention.

The best course of action if you suspect you have monkeypox is to see a doctor as soon as possible, or at least get some information from one. Alternately, you can inquire about the virus through the local health department or the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.


Check back here for the latest info.

Source : https://www.nicd.ac.za/heres-what-you-need-to-know-about-monkeypox/

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