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Monkeypox: Indian Health Ministry Issues Norms

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On May 31, the Union health ministry released detailed guidelines concerning monkeypox. This comes as over 300 suspected or confirmed cases of the disease were found in non-endemic countries. As of now, no cases of monkeypox have been found in India. As reported by The Indian Express, the disease can be transmitted after prolonged close contact with a person infected with the virus. As per the Health Ministry guidelines, clinical specimens have to be sent to NIV Pune Apex Laboratory through the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme network. Watch the video to know more.

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