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ICMR Study Reveals 3 Out Of 5 Monkeypox Cases In Delhi Had Heterosexual Contact

According to a preliminary investigation conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-National Institute of Virology (NIV), three of the five Monkeypox cases reported from Delhi had a history of heterosexual interaction. However, the other two cases out of five have no sexual interaction. All five individuals had mild to moderate grade intermittent fever, myalgia, and genital, groin, lower limb, trunk, and upper limb symptoms.… read-more

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 11:45 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Monkeypox, Delhi, Homosexual, ICMR, national institute of virology

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Deceased Kerala Man Tests Positive For Monkeypox

A 22-year-old man's sample tested positive on August 1 after he died on July 30 in Kerala. His samples were collected in UAE on July 19, and he came to India on July 21, where he was hospitalized at Thrissur hospital on July 27. His samples were transferred to National Institute of Virology in Pune for examination. Kerala Health Minister Veena George stated… read-more

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 02:42 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kerala, deceased, Monkeypox, Positive, national institute of virology


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8-Year-Old Boy Reports Monkeypox Symptoms In Andhra Pradesh, Samples Sent To NIV

In Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, an 8-year-old kid exhibited signs of monkeypox on July 30. The youngster was taken to Guntur's Government General Hospital. "For confirmation, we have taken samples which are being sent to the National Institute of Virology, Pune and Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad for confirmation," said Dr. Sumaiya Khan, District… read-more

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 02:04 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Monkeypox, Andhra Pradesh, symptoms, Boy, national institute of virology

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African Man Exhibits Monkeypox Symptoms In Bengaluru; Samples Submitted To NIV

Karnataka health officials have submitted blood samples from a probable monkeypox patient in Bengaluru to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune. According to reports, the suspected monkeypox patient is an African national who arrived in Bengaluru on July 4 for a kidney transplant. "He (patient) is presently at a private hospital," said… read-more

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 07:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: bengaluru, African national, Monkeypox, samples, national institute of virology

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Kerala Confirms The First Case Of Zika Virus In India

The first case of the Zika virus in India was found in the blood samples of a 24-year-old pregnant woman in Kerala's, Thiruvananthapuram. Zika virus is a mosquito-borne viral infection. Samples of 13 people, suspected to be infected with the virus have been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune. The symptoms include fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise, and headache.

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 10:17 AM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Zika Virus, Pune, samples, national institute of virology, Kerala

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