Monkeypox: WHO has discussed it after cases of monkeypox came to the fore around the world. The number of patients in 72 countries has reached about 15,000. In India, a case of monkeypox has also been reported in Delhi. Now 4 cases of monkeypox have been found in India. WHO has said that nothing can be said for sure about this yet. WHO Director-General Dr Tredos says that monkeypox outbreaks are happening more in men who have sex with a man.
spread through sexual intercourse
WHO has not yet confirmed that the disease is spread through sexual relations. Along with the Director General, many health experts and infectious disease experts are also not fully ready to consider monkeypox as an STD. According to a report in India Today, its community medicine professor Dr Sanjay Rai says that we do not have enough evidence yet to consider monkeypox as an STD disease.
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Research on confirmation of 528 patients
People who are in close contact with monkeypox patients and who touch their wounds can also get this disease. Let us inform that research was done on the confirmation of 528 patients in 16 countries. The study claimed that 95 percent of patients had this disease due to sexual contact. On the other hand 98% of the patients are gay men. 41% are HIV positive which is also transmitted through sexual contact.
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