Look More Closely In The Sewers To Combat Infections Like Monkeypox

Teresa Breaux | Last Updated : September 9, 2022

Till now, the highest cases of monkeypox have been reported in the United States of America. Monkey Pox is also emerging as an outbreak in many parts of the world. After the cases had started increasing, the government started taking this virus seriously, and they also adopted every possible method with the help of which the occurrence of this infection could be prevented. 

They have taken the approach to uproot the problem from the source. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has finally found that monkey Pox can be detected in wastewater. Accordingly, a program is being witnessed to control the same as soon as possible. 

Updation From The Center

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has also released a specific type of research that can justify the spread of monkeypox through wastewater. All of this can show that the discharge of waste products from the human body infected with this kind of virus is responsible for increasing the presence of the virus in the wastewater. It is also essential to understand that the infected person might discharge his saliva, urine, or semen anywhere or through physical touch. This finally ends up going to the drain, which is standing water. 

Look More Closely In The Sewers To Combat Infections Like Monkeypox

This exposure of risk to certain areas increases the risk of getting infected with this infection and has the tendency to infect an entire community. It was necessary to protect the people from this particular kind of exposure because the condition would never end if this remained true. That is why it is the duty of the people along with the government to control this situation by following certain kinds of precautions that have the effect of preventing the infection. 

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What should the people do? 

Public Health authorities have already mandated wearing masks near sewage plants. Even social distancing is required in these areas so that infection does not spread from one person to another due to proximity. It has already been noted that people have dealt with this kind of infection during the time of covid-19. In such a situation, vaccination and testing have all failed. 

That is why to prevent the problem from getting affected to such an extent, it is essential to follow these guidelines today and avoid the monkeypox infection from spreading from water. Every kind of effort has to be made to develop the infrastructure, with the help of which this could be prevented. A total of 18000 cases have been confirmed in the United States, and the number is rising in other parts of the world.

Need of awareness

In light of public safety, it is essential to stay away from these kinds of water bodies. The government must also take an active step with the help that all these wastewater bodies can be controlled from becoming a breeding ground for monkeypox. If this is not prevented as soon as possible, it will not be possible for the individual to get the best result in the minimum amount of time. 


In light of all the factors mentioned above, the government must develop a proactive plan to cure the infection as early as possible. It is helpful to manage the situation correctly, and it could be beneficial to prevent monkey box from becoming an epidemic or a pandemic like Covid 19. This will prevent the additional risk that people have from this kind of virus.


🔵National Library Of Medicine (n.d) Detection of Pathogenic Viruses in Sewage Provided Early Warnings of Hepatitis A Virus and Norovirus Outbreaks (Available Online): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4249052/

🔵 Center For Disease And Control(n.d)Monkeypox symptoms(Available Online): https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/symptoms.html

Teresa Breaux

Teresa Breaux is a renowned health practitioner who serves as a social worker. She expertized in treating eating disorders and focuses mainly on family-based treatments. Apart from working as a health practitioner, she even provides public awareness through her writings and blogs. Her content includes methods by which you can make delicious and healthy recipes. She is so passionate about writing, especially on issues with eating habits and the importance of eating healthy. If you are someone who loves healthy tips to make your life better, then you must have run across her blogs. You can visit her website and even follow her on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram.

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