Symptoms, Treatment, Risk

Monkey Pox

Monkey Pox is a virus. It is an enveloped double-stranded DNA virus with a genome size of around 190kb. Monkey Pox is a viral zoonotic disease that occurs primarily in tropical rainforest areas of central and west Africa and is occasionally exported to other regions.

Transmission of Monkey Pox:

The mode of transmission from:

  • It is a Primary infection that is transferred from animal to human contact with infected animals.
  • Contact with contaminated animal Products.
  • Secondary Infection from human to human.
  • Contact with infected Person.
  • From mother to fetus.
  • During sex who have infected (male or female)?
  • Respiratory droplets or respiratory tract.
  • Body fluids.
  • Mucous membrane (eyes and mouth).
  • Broken skim (eg. animal bites).

Sign and Symptoms of Monkey Pox:

  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Fatigue, fever
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches

The Symptoms show within 1-4 days:

  • Incubation Period 5-21 days.
  • Fibril Stage (show symptoms) 1-4 days.
  • Rash stage 2-4 weeks.
  • Recovery (no symptoms) Days to weeks.

Prevention:

Raising awareness of risk factors and educating people about the measures they can reduce the virus. Some Countries have or are developing policies for coffee vaccines for Persons who may be at risks such as Laboratory Personnel, rapid response, and health workers.

Monkey Pox, Symptoms, Treatment, Risk

Treatment of Monkey Pox:

One vaccine (JYNNEOS) is also known as Imvamune and Imvanex. has been licensed in the United States to prevent monkeypox.

  • Avoid contact with infected animals.
  • Avoid contact with a person who has monkey Pox.
  • Use Vaccine at time.

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