India reports first case of monkeypox

BENGALURU: India on Thursday reported its first case of monkeypox, Priya Abraham, head of National Institute of Virology, told Reuters. Monkeypox, endemic in parts of Africa, is a viral disease that causes flu-like symptoms and skin lesions. The World Health Organization (WHO) will reconvene its monkeypox experts to decide if the worsening outbreak now constitutes a global public health emergency, its chief said last week. … Continue reading India reports first case of monkeypox