Monkeypox declining globally since mid-August: Govt

New Delhi:

The global trajectory of monkeypox continues to show a declining trend since mid-August, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar has said.

Most cases detected till date have been mild and treatment for the disease remains largely supportive, Pawar said in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

According to the WHO, investigational drugs are used in some countries in clinical research settings only.