What is Monkeypox South Africa
Monkeypox South Africa is a viral infection that can be transmitted to humans. It is caused by the monkeypox virus, a member of the Coronaviridae family (the same family as the human corona viruses). Monkeypox has been reported in Africa and Asia but there are no cases in Europe or North America.
The disease was first described in 1967 from samples taken from monkeys imported into London Zoo. The first case was identified in Nigeria in 1968 and since then it has spread throughout West Africa where it affects mainly forest-dwelling primates such as chimpanzees, gorillas and baboons. In some areas, up to 80
Monkeypox South Africa Cases
On 11 July 2022 South Africa confirmed third monkeypox South Africa cases, the 42 year old is a tourist from Switzerland who came to South Africa to enjoy his holidays. On the second week of August 2022 Minister of Health South Africa announced the 4th case of monkeypox in South Africa the victim recently arrived from Spain.
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Symptoms of Monkeypox disease
- body aches,
- swollen lymph nodes,
- and a rash the rash begins as flat spots that turn into bumps, which then fill with fluid. Some people develop spots that look like pimples or blisters before having any other symptoms
How to Overcome Monkeypox disease
A person with monkeypox needs to stay home and keep away from other household members to avoid infecting anyone else. They may be told to take over-the-counter medicines for fever, pain, or itching. As with other infections, it is important to stay well hydrated.
Doctors can prescribe an antiviral medicine for people who are at high risk for getting very sick from monkeypox.
The foods which might be good to increase the immunity will be explained here