Islamabad: The Ministry of National Health has issued a statement stating that Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic disease that can be transmitted from infected animals to humans.
According to details, cases of Monkeypox have also been reported in Pakistan, after which the Ministry of National Health has issued a statement saying that the WHO had declared Monkeypox a threat to global public health in 2022.
According to the statement, Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic disease that can be transmitted from infected animals to humans, and can also be transmitted from infected patients to other humans.
According to the Ministry of National Health, cases of Monkeypox have been reported in 111 countries, with 87,000 cases and 119 deaths from Monkeypox worldwide, but there has been a decrease in global cases of Monkeypox since August 2022.
The Ministry said that 22 suspected samples of Monkeypox had been sent from various parts of the country to AIIMS since May 2022 in Pakistan, and the first case of Monkeypox in the country is under treatment in hospital.
The Ministry of National Health said that investigations are ongoing regarding other cases of Monkeypox, but no evidence of local transmission of Monkeypox has been found in the country. Monkeypox has not spread widely in Pakistan on a global level, and relevant health officials have been advised.