An editorial written by researchers from the Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology at the hospital, which was published in the current edition of the Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, suggests that authorities should launch a programme for inoculating those aged below 45 years with the small pox vaccine since it provides 85 per cent protection.
Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic disease having common symptoms such as fever, skin lesions, lymphadenopathy, headache, muscle aches, exhaustion, chills or sweats and sore throat and cough
Another person suspected to be suffering from monkeypox has also been admitted to the Delhi government-run hospital, the sources said.
There are historic reports of neurological complications in people infected with the related smallpox virus and in people vaccinated against smallpox, which contains the related vaccinia virus.
Monkeypox patients have turned up with what looked like mosquito bites, pimples or ingrown hairs, not the large pustules usually associated with the infection.
The 36-year-old man, who has not been identified, developed a sore throat, fever, headache and fatigue after returning to Italy
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The recent outbreak of the disease has been reported from four states in the country
There are just 1.5 million vials of Bavarian Nordic's monkeypox vaccine either administered or currently available in the ten worst-affected countries, which account for nearly 90% of all cases.
The patient remains in critical condition.
The 27-year-old male tested positive in the capital Jakarta late on Friday, Mohammad Syahril told a news conference.
The event is scheduled for 5 p.m. (1000 GMT). Neighbouring Singapore reported its first case of monkeypox last month.
As of now, it is not known what is the proportion of people who stay asymptomatic of the viral infection.
A first case of human-to-dog transmission of monkeypox -- between two men and their Italian greyhound living together in Paris -- was reported last week in the medical journal The Lancet.
India has so far reported 10 cases of monkeypox and one fatality from the infection.
WHO is choosing a new name for Monkeypox through an open forum where entries include Poxy McPoxface and TRUMP-22.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for months has had the advice in place as monkeypox spreads in the U.S. But it gained new attention after a report from France, published last week in the medical journal Lancet, about an Italian greyhound that caught the virus.
In a statement on Monday, the Health Security Agency said authorities are reporting about 29 new monkeypox infections every day, compared to about 52 cases a day during the last week in June.
She was admitted to LNJP Hospital two days ago and her reports came out on Friday night, confirming that she was positive.
WHO said it was also opening a way for the public to suggest new names for monkeypox, but did not say when any new name would be announced.
The official said that the Serum Institute of India, Biological E, and Indian Immunological have expressed their interest in developing a vaccine for Monkeypox.
There have been 27,800 monkeypox cases - largely among men who have sex with men - and 12 deaths worldwide this year.
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The A.2 strain, which was detected in the US last year, has not been linked to major clusters. The current outbreak is being driven by the B.1 strain of monkeypox virus, Dr Pragya Yadav, a senior scientist at the National Institute of Virology (NIV) and lead author of the study, said.
The move follows the declaration by the World Health Organization in July. A Reuters tally has counted more than 25,800 cases globally and three countries outside of Africa have reported deaths.