Monkeypox virus: Stay away from pet rodents if you have the disease, say UK experts1 min read . Updated: 28 May 2022, 04:28 PM IST
India is prepared for monkeypox virus infections as it is rapidly spreading in non-endemic countries like Europe, USA and others, Dr Aparna Mukherjee earlier said.
As the World Health Organization (WHO) fears community spread possibilities of monkeypox virus, health experts in the United Kingdom have asked patients to stay away from pet rodents for at least three weeks. In May itself, there have been more than 100 monkeypox virus cases registered in the UK. Monkeypox disease was earlier believed to be confined to the African nations.
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