Monkeypox Virus: The corona virus, which has wreaked havoc all over the world, has started rising once again. Amidst the increasing cases of corona infection in India, the danger in the country has raised concern. Let us tell you that the risk of monkeypox is increasing continuously for the last few days. In such a situation, the Union Health Ministry has put all the states on high alert regarding this virus. At the same time, in view of the increasing threat of monkeypox, the Government of India is also taking many precautionary steps.
Big step of ICMR
In this episode, the Indian Council of Medical Research i.e. ICMR has taken a big step for the detection and testing of monkeypox virus. ICMR has authorized a government medical college in Amritsar, Punjab to test and diagnose this virus.
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Let us tell you that all the information has been given to the medical college to check for monkeypox. In such a situation, a meeting was also held in this regard. Giving information about this, ICMR has made it clear that now whatever case of monkeypox will come up in the country, it can be investigated in this medical college. However, ICMR has clarified that the investigation will not be started at the moment.
ICMR gave big information
Giving further information, ICMR said that at present, the equipment required for this is not available in the laboratory. For this, orders have been given to the officials. Now Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory has now become one of the 15 labs in the country where monkeypox will be tested. On the other hand, Dr. KD Singh, Superintendent of Amritsar Medical College said that ICMR had authorized VDRL in GMC out of total 15 laboratories across the country to conduct monkeypox test.
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