Monkeypox has been discovered in the Australia, UK, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Sweden, Canada, and the US. Cases have also been reported in Denmark, Israel, and the Canary Islands.
Outbreaks of monkeypox have wreaked havoc on the global healthcare system, which was already stretched thin by the COVID-19 epidemic. The World Health Organization has received 92 cases of illness and 28 suspected cases so far (WHO).
No instances of monkeypox have been recorded in Mumbai, India’s financial capital. To isolate suspected monkeypox patients, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set up a 28-bed facility at Mumbai’s Kasturba Hospital. According to health facilities, any suspicious instances should be reported to the Kasturba Hospital.
Samples will be forwarded to the National Institute of Virology in Pune for examination. According to the BMC, travelers from endemic and non-endemic countries experiencing outbreaks should be evaluated.
For the first time, the virus has been discovered in Denmark, Israel, and the Canary Islands. Monkeypox has been recorded in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Australia, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Canada, Sweden, and the United States of America.