CDC health officials are now working hard to track down the contacts of anyone directly exposed to a Dallas resident returning to the U.S. on a trip to Nigeria. The man is Alone now in a Dallas hospital after testing positive for a more rare disease known as Monkeypox – This is said to be the first case in Texas.
It is also the first case seen inside the United States in two decades, with the last major outbreak in 2003. including 47 reported human cases. The infected man flew to Atlanta international airport on July 8, and then to Dallas Love Field the next day.
Dallas health officials declared there was no “cause for alarm” that monkeypox has a lower fatality rate than smallpox. Both diseases are so similar that they can cause severe rash that lasts for almost a month. But the immediate cause of multiple inflammatory bowel disease all over the body appears to be even more unpleasant and painful to look at in the case of Monkeypox.
However monkeypox may not spread easily given that it is carried by rats or other animals and is transmitted from person to person through body fluids and respiratory droplets.
NBC details in addition to the rare disease:
It usually takes seven to 14 days after a person is exposed to the monkeypox virus to develop symptoms, according to the CDC, which starts like many other viruses: fatigue, fever, headache, muscle aches.
Within a week of the onset of symptoms, an infected person develops a scaly, elevated rash that often spreads throughout the body. The person is considered contagious until the elevating bumps fall off and fall off.
This is the long period where a person may be unaware that they have it which can allow for a quick unnoticed outbreak.
Rare case of monkeypox seen in Texas resident traveling internationally.
Health officials said any threat to the general public was small – especially since the patient and fellow passengers on the plane were wearing masks.https://t.co/JLTz9Erpqb
– NBC News (@NBCNews) July 16, 2021
According to many details via AP:
Monkeypox symptoms usually begin such as flu and inflammation of the lymph nodes, followed by a widespread rash on the face and body, According to the CDC. Most infections last 2-4 weeks. Infections with this monkeypox disease can kill nearly 1 in 100 people, but the death rate can be even higher among those with weakened immune systems.
CDC information about the disease shows that even if the carrier tree is not yet known, it is believed that “African rodents are suspected of having a role in the migration.”
Due to the rarity of the disease, there has been no treatment despite previous attempts to make a vaccine. CDC officials say an outbreak is unlikely to give current mask orders and other evacuation measures aboard domestic airlines because of the coronavirus pandemic – likely meaning the infected Dallas resident is unlikely to spread it. during two flights to the U.S., or at least that’s the expected optimistic situation.
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