Recently, Professor Dr. commented about the monkeypox virus found in different parts of the world.
Recently, Professor Dr. commented about the monkeypox virus found in different parts of the world. Dr. “In my personal opinion, if I speak specifically of Turkey, there is no need to panic now. If there are people with such injuries, they can come to the emergency room and get professional help. Follow-up and treatment,” said Hakan Oguzturk.
The Monkeypox virus (Monkeypox), which has recently spread to various parts of the world, especially to the African continent, has caused great concern. The virus, first detected in a monkey in 1958, was first recorded in humans in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1970. Therefore, it is a virus that is not new and is also known by the medical world. Explaining in detail about the monkeypox virus to Ihlas News Agency (EHA) reporter, Prof. Dr. A.S. Dr. Hakan Oguzturk said: “The monkey pox virus is not a newly emerged virus. It is a member of the smallpox virus family. Members of this smallpox family also cause various diseases under different names. However, the monkeypox is a different member of the virus family, so the virus was known to cause smallpox in Central and West Africa. Not a virus. It is a virus known by the medical world. It is a virus that belongs to the smallpox family. “
“No need to panic right now”
The monkeypox virus is a member of the smallpox family, but not as deadly as the smallpox virus, said Professor. Dr. Oguzturk said: “There is no need to panic right now. The number of cases is not as high as that of Covid-19. Yes, the virus causes disease in some countries of the world. At the time of making the disease, it can be transmitted from person to person. Respiratory discharge or long-term contact with common substances. There is an incubation period of up to 8 days. Then there is a situation that is self-limiting and disappears between 2 and 3. Day. If you do not have a chronic disease, it is usually a mild virus, “he said.
“May cause fever, low back pain, joint pain and headache”
Professor Dr. providing information about the symptoms of people infected with the monkeypox virus. Dr. Hakan Oguzturk says:
“There may be fever, back pain, joint pain and headaches. In addition, the glands in the body that we call lymph nodes with fatigue become swollen. In the next process, the skin changes into what we call a rash. The palms of the hands, the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet. There may also be fluid-filled rashes, but after a certain period of time, these rashes improve. In this sense, it should be clearly stated that; There is a process that will affect some countries to some extent and will be followed in small cases. “
“If people have this kind of wound in any way, they can go to the emergency room and get professional help.”
“In my personal opinion, if I were to talk about Turkey, there would be no panic so far,” Oguzturk said. If there are such wounds, they can come to the emergency room and get professional help regarding follow-up and treatment process. If I had to say again, there is no need to panic, “he said.