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Nigerian woman tests positive for monkeypox in Delhi; India's case count rises to 14 | India News

Nigerian girl checks constructive for monkeypox in Delhi; India’s case depend rises to 14 | Information

New Delhi: A 30-year-old Nigerian girl has examined constructive for monkeypox in Delhi, making it town’s ninth and India’s 14th case of the an infection, officers stated on Monday.

The lady was admitted to the LNJP Hospital right here with blisters and pus-filled lesions on genitals on September 16. Her check report got here again on Sunday, they added.

One other suspected affected person, additionally of Nigerian origin, was admitted to the state-run hospital on Sunday. His check stories are awaited.

In Delhi, the primary case of monkeypox was reported on July 24.

LNJP Hospital has been made the nodal facility to deal with sufferers with viral an infection.

Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic illness having widespread signs corresponding to fever, pores and skin lesions, lymphadenopathy, headache, muscle aches, exhaustion, chills or sweats and sore throat and cough.

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