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No Need To Panic, Those Infected With Monkeypox Stable Now: Kerala Minister

25/07/2022 01:46 PM | Click to read full article

There is nothing to be concerned or worried about monkeypox as testing and surveillance have been intensified across the state and those among the primary contacts of the three infected persons in the state have tested negative, Kerala Health Minister Veena George said.

The minister said that while the WHO has declared monkeypox outbreak as a global emergency, the disease was not highly infectious and in Kerala the government was equipped to deal with it.