Singh said, “Monkeypox cases are being reported from many countries. Globally and in the WHO South-East Asia region, the risk of monkeypox is considered to be moderate. WHO regularly consults with its laboratory and other expert groups to provide available data. reviewing.”
He said that the transmission of monkeypox is mainly through close physical contact, which also includes sexual contact. “Infection can also occur from contaminated materials such as linens, bedding, electronics, clothing, which contain infectious skin particles,” she said.
The regional director for the WHO South-East Asia region said that since the start of the outbreak, WHO has been supporting countries. “We need to be vigilant and ready to deliver a rapid response to reduce the spread of monkeypox and while doing so, our efforts, measures must be sensitive and free from stigma and discrimination,” Singh said.
Four cases of monkeypox have been reported in India so far: 1 in Delhi and three in Kerala, The patient had no record of foreign travel in Delhi, while the other three had recently returned from here. Middle East,