High alert issued in Pakistan to deal with monkeypox virus
How does Monkeypox spread and how deadly is the virus? Monkey Pax could be the new global epidemic?
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Pakistan's National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a nationwide high alert for monkeypox after the World Health Organization (WHO) raised the possibility of further cases of monkeypox.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) of Pakistan has also issued instructions to monitor passengers at all inland routes of the country, including airports.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a high alert to federal and provincial authorities regarding suspected cases of Monkeypox and directed that large public and private hospitals across the country be set up to set up isolation wards.

In a statement issued on Monday (23 May 2022), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has advised medical staff at hospitals to be wary of suspected Monkeypox patients.

World Health Organization (WHO) raised the possibility of further cases of monkeypox.

Two days ago, the World Health Organization revealed that the monkeypox virus is spreading in countries where the disease is not commonly found, after which a new debate has started on the monkeypox virus around the world.

According to the World Health Organization, historically monkeypox infections have been recorded only in people from Central and West Africa, but in the last few weeks, there have been cases in the United Kingdom, the United States, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Sweden, and Canada. Are

Most victims of the virus are young people who have never traveled to Africa before.

According to the latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO), 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported from 12 member countries so far this week.

Is monkeypox a New Virus?

According to Dr. Faisal Mahmood, head of the infectious diseases department at Aga Khan Hospital, monkeypox is not a new virus, the first cases of the virus were found in Africa. But since the 1970s, most cases have been found in Africa, especially in Congo and other West African countries.

How does monkeypox spread and how deadly is the virus?

According to Dr. Faisal Mahmood, the virus can be transmitted from an infected person to another person by touching the infected person or touching the grains coming out of his body or touching the bed, towel, or clothes used by the infected person.

"The virus can be spread through the air, but through the air, the virus does not spread far beyond the Coronavirus but spreads more than touching," he said.

According to Dr. Faisal Mahmood, the death rate from this virus is one percent.

Monkey Pax could be the new global epidemic?

  According to Dr. Faisal Mahmood, this virus is easier to detect than the corona virus and this virus does not spread much more than the coronavirus. Second, the virus can only be transmitted to another person when symptoms of the virus begin. After being infected with the coronavirus, if the symptoms were not severe, you just had to be isolated, but after getting infected with this virus, it is necessary to see a doctor in any case, because this virus causes rashes on the body.

Can this virus spread rapidly in Pakistan?

In response to this question, Dr. Faisal Mahmood said that no case has been reported so far, and if all the hospitals keep an eye on this patient and if there are any symptoms then this patient should be isolated. And yet the virus does not spread as fast as the Coronavirus.

Common symptoms of the monkeypox virus include fever, headache, muscle and back pain, swelling of the body, chills, tiredness, and rashes or blisters on the body. It is common for these grains to feel itchy and the symptoms usually go away in two to three weeks.

According to the World Health Organization, the smallpox vaccine may provide partial immunity against monkeypox. The monkeypox  vaccine was also developed in 2019 but is not widely available.

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