Atlanta, Reuters. Another case of monkeypox virus has been reported in America. Health officials have said that a third case of monkeypox virus could be found in the US. A patient is undergoing trials in South Florida to confirm whether the person is affected by monkeypox. Monkeypox is spreading rapidly in many countries.

The US Centers for Disease Control and the Florida Department of Health said in a statement on Sunday that the monkeypox case is related to Broward County, Floria. The person has been isolated. The results of the tests conducted by the CDC are expected soon, the release said. Apart from this, no other case has been identified in the state.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has geared up to control the infection. Preparations are being made to issue guidelines soon. A senior UN agency adviser feared that there could be an increase in the cases of infection. Need to be alert. The disease spreads through close contact, so it is not difficult to stop its spread once the infected is identified. In view of the seriousness of the situation, an emergency meeting of WHO was called. In this meeting, the matter was discussed with the experts. Meanwhile, some countries have started immunizing teams treating monkeypox patients. The smallpox vaccine is believed to be 85 percent effective against monkeypox.

No need to panic about monkeypox: expert

Cases of monkeypox are increasing in Europe. Meanwhile, infectious disease specialist Dr. Ishwar Gilada said on Saturday that there is no need to panic about this disease. Earlier on Friday, the Center issued an alert to the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) asking them to keep a close watch on the situation regarding monkeypox cases abroad. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Ishwar Gilada said, this matter should be taken seriously. But there is no need to panic. We need to study how it is developing. How many people are being affected? At this time we do not know how many people are actually dying from this disease. We do not know the cure for it. Perhaps the smallpox vaccine could be used as a treatment.

Edited By: Achyut Kumar