what is monkey b virus
Monkey B virus know Symptoms in Hindi, What are the symptoms of Monkey B virus  |  Photo Credits: PTI
- The first symptoms of monkey B virus are flu-like.
- Other symptoms include shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, hiccups, etc.
- Sometimes these symptoms can be detected even in seven days.
New Delhi: The infection of B virus (BV) spread from monkeys i.e. Monkey B Virus (BV) has raised concern. There is not much study on this yet, but the way the case of Monkey Bee virus has come to the fore in China, which has led to the death of a veterinarian, there is bound to be concern. It should be noted that there is no concrete research or study available about this yet, but after the corona virus, now a new virus has knocked.
Monkey B virus symptoms, Monkey B virus symptoms
The first symptoms of monkey b virus are flu-like, with symptoms such as fever and chills, muscle aches, fatigue, headache, etc. A person infected with the virus may have sores or small blisters, while other symptoms include shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, hiccups, etc.
What happens after virus infection?
If a person is infected with Monkey B Virus (BV), then his symptoms can start coming within a month. Sometimes these symptoms can be detected even in seven days. How fast the symptoms progress depends on the virus infection. The first signs of Monkey Bee virus infection can usually be flu-like symptoms:
- fever and chills
- muscle stiffness
- head ache
- small sores or blisters on the infected area
Other symptoms may include:
- difficulty breathing
- stomach ache
What are the side effects that can occur in the body after the disease has spread?
According to the report, as the disease progresses, the virus spreads and may cause swelling (inflammation) of the brain and spinal cord. This can lead to symptoms or discomfort in the body – neurological and inflammatory symptoms (pain, numbness, itching) near the wound site.
- muscle problems
- severe damage to the nervous system
Breathing problems can occur from one day to three weeks after symptoms appear. If the level of infection is high then death can also occur. So far, there is not much, concrete or accurate study or evidence on this.
Monkey Bee virus prevention tips
There is currently no vaccine to combat Monkey B virus. Taking antiviral medications on time can help reduce the risk. Doctors recommend that if you are bitten by a monkey, wash the wound with soap, detergent or iodine for 15 minutes and clean it gently. Apart from this, wash the wound with water for 15 to 20 minutes more. Also, seek treatment from a doctor immediately. Even the slightest delay or carelessness is not good.
How does this virus spread?
- infected monkey saliva
- feces from infected monkeys
- Bites or scratches from macaque monkeys
- Infected is also spread by injection
- Virus can survive on surfaces of objects for hours
- Danger on lab researchers who live with monkeys in the lab
When did Monkey Bee virus spread?
A few days ago, news came about the death of a Chinese veterinarian who was infected with monkey-spread B virus (BV). This was the first confirmed case of infection with the virus in humans in China. According to the report of China’s state-run newspaper ‘Global Times’, the 53-year-old veterinarian used to work for an organization researching animals.
Doctors conducted research on two dead monkeys in March, after which they started showing early symptoms of nausea and vomiting. According to the report, the infected doctor was treated in several hospitals and later died on May 27. However, the infection has not been confirmed in any other person who was in close contact with him.
According to this, in China so far B. No clinical evidence has emerged of death due to virus infection or its presence in the country, due to which this case has been referred to B. The virus is believed to be the first case of human being infected.