The first death was caused by a monkeypox in Nigeria last Monday. What is the monkeypox virus? What are the symptoms of monkeypox virus, is it contagious? Monkeypox virus found in Turkey?
WHOA written statement from Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Nigeria, the Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone stated that 1392 suspects and 44 confirmed cases had been reported to the WHO.
It was stressed that although the virus has not spread to non-native countries in Africa, it has reached different parts of countries like Nigeria.
As of May 26, 257 of the cases reported to the WHO Center from 23 countries have been confirmed and 120 suspected cases have been examined, when it was reported that the first death from the Monkeypox virus (Monkeypox) was recorded in Nigeria this year.
What is Monkey Flower Virus?
The origin of the monkeypox virus is in the tropical rainforests of Central and West Africa. Monkeypox virus is a viral and zoonotic disease. The source of the disease is thought to be rats. The disease was first reported in humans in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1970.
The monkeypox virus, which has two distinct genetic groups; Central African monkeypox virus is divided into 2 parts as West African virus. The Central African Monkeypox virus is more deadly and has a higher mortality rate than the West African virus.
What are the symptoms of monkelum virus?
The most common symptoms of monkeypox are skin rashes and blisters, fever, back and muscle pain, swollen lymph nodes. The duration of the attack, characterized by lymphadenopathy (swelling of the lymph nodes), back pain, muscle pain, and severe weakness, lasts from 0-5 days. Lymphadenopathy is a unique feature of the monkeypox virus compared to other diseases that may initially be similar (chickenpox, measles, mumps). Skin rashes usually start 1-3 days after the onset of fever.
Monkeypox virus found in Turkey?
The monkeypox virus has not yet been detected in Turkey. Health Minister Fahretin Coca issued the following statement on May 25, 2022 about the monkeypox virus:
“People should be happy about monkeypox. The disease, which is caused by animals and sometimes infects humans, does not cause epidemics. It is known that the symptoms usually resolve spontaneously within 2-3 weeks. Not seen in Africa. The disease has hit our country. “
Health Minister Fahretin Koka has announced that the monkeypox virus has not been detected in Turkey.
Swami, “We know that the smallpox vaccine is 80-85 percent effective. We all know that it has not been developed in the world since 1970. However, we understand that some countries, especially the United States, have developed it as a vaccine. The virus has not been eradicated. At the moment, we are meeting with friends. “We are consulting with the scientific committee on what we can do to improve it,” he said. Says
“We see that there was a time on earth that should not have been created, even when a live virus vaccine was implied,” Coca said.
Is there a flow of monkeys in Istanbul?
In Sultangazi, Istanbul, two foreign nationals went to the pharmacy to ask for medicine. ‘Monkey Pox’ suspected pharmacists reported the situation to authorities. Police and a medical team stopped 2 people and their friends on the street. The three were taken to hospital by ambulance. While waiting for the test results of 3 people infected with suspected monkeypox, it was also mentioned that the cause of the wound could be ‘chickenpox’.
Health Minister Fahretin Koka said four people tested positive for monkeypox in Istanbul had negative results and no patients with monkeypox had been diagnosed in Turkey.
Coca said in a statement from his social media account, “In Istanbul, the necessary tests were performed on 4 people who were reported in the media as suspected of having monkeypox, and the results of 4 of them were negative. In Turkey, no cases of monkeypox have been reported. Made a statement.