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Monkeypox: Amid rise in cases, 21-day isolation, screening at airports, railway stations and bus stands in Bengaluru

According to the revised guidelines, at least 21-day isolation will be mandatory for confirm Monkeypox cases.
12:08 PM Aug 02, 2022 IST | APN Live
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Karnataka’s capital Bengaluru on Tuesday has ordered screening at airports, railway stations and bus stands amid rise in Monkeypox cases in India.

This change has come after the Department of Health and Family Welfare have issued revised guidelines. It also states that at least 21-day isolation will be mandatory for confirm Monkeypox cases.

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Moreover, the zonal health officials have also been instructed to ensure that the screening teams are surely be deployed at airports, railway stations and bus stands in their respective jurisdictions. 

‘All suspected Monkeypox cases in the community should be tested and screened through both targeted surveillance and hospital-based surveillance,’ the guidelines stated.

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