Know more about Monkeypox-the raising concern

As per the world health organization, there have been more than 80 different cases of Monkeypox, which are so far detected in different countries. According to WHO, it is important to understand the cause and scope of this outbreak. It is also important to understand that there is no monkey case that has been reported as harmless. But certainly, few deaths are noted due to this illness which is why this outbreak is not something you should be taken lightly. Let’s brief below:

What is Monkeypox?

There are platforms like HelpCare+ where you can speak with the doctor and understand how to deal with the problem of Monkeypox if you cannot visit the clinic. But before that, you need to have a clear understanding of what exactly Monkeypox is. This is one serious zoonotic virus that is basically transferred from animals to humans. It has also been spread from one individual to another individual. This is a very rare disease that belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus of the Poxviridae family.

Know the signs of Monkeypox

There are some common signs of Monkeypox such as Skin rash or lesions, Fatigue, Severe headache, Muscle ache, Fever, Swollen lymph nodes, and Back discomfort to name some. If you have been facing such a problem for a long time then it is important to speak with the doctor on the same. The rash can be seen in less than three days after the fever. There could be lesions that can be elevated or flat with some yellow fluid or may have dried up too. It is important to make on-time action for the same otherwise the signs may get worst.

These signs can last for the next 4 weeks at least and can even disappear at times without any medication or treatment. But the illness may last for 14 days and the infection can relapse if the person’s immunity is low. This would eventually trigger the disease and the recovery time can get extended to 21 days as well.


With options like HelpCare+, you can at least take on-time action by consulting the doctor. But also, even if the signs go away you must take extra care of your health as during this whole course your immunity will be quite low. This means you have to take a good rest and follow the healthy diet and treatment plan as the doctor advises so you don’t have to stress out yourself anymore.