Govt puts airports on alert over rising monkeypox cases
India has stepped up surveillance and asked its airport officers and port to be vigilant and isolate sick persons travelling from affected countries with symptoms or history of the disease.
The health ministry has also asked officials to undertake strict thermal screening for suspected international passengers with any history of travel to monkeypox affected countries in last 21 days. The health ministry has directed National Centre for Disease Control and Indian Council of Medical Research to keep a close watch on the situation and strengthen community surveillance for early detection of any positive case.
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