Monkeypox in India: A person, suspected to be contaminated with monkeypox, has been admitted to LNJP Hospital right here, sources mentioned on Tuesday. The person, in his thirties, just isn’t a contact of the primary reported case of monkeypox within the nationwide capital, they mentioned, including that he has a historical past of overseas journey.
The samples of the suspected affected person, who has rashes and lesions, has been despatched to Nationwide Institute of Virology, Pune. One of many contacts of the monkeypox-infected resident of Delhi has complained of physique ache and is being monitored to verify for another signs, the sources mentioned.
The west Delhi man, who was the primary reported monkeypox case within the capital, is presently recovering within the isolation ward of the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital right here. His vitals are secure however his lesions will take at the least per week to get well, the sources mentioned.
The LNJP Hospital has arrange an isolation ward for monkeypox contaminated and suspected sufferers with a 20-member workforce monitoring them.