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South Korea confirms first monkeypox case, steps up monitoring - Nikkei Asia

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South Korea confirms first monkeypox case, steps up monitoring - Nikkei Asia

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Yoon also ordered to swiftly complete the introduction of third-generation vaccines and antiviral drugs for monkeypox.

It said it will step up monitoring by designating areas that require strengthened quarantine management, mainly among people from countries where monkeypox occurs frequently.

"Among those who have been exposed [to monkeypox virus] through physical contact with confirmed patients, those with medium or high risks will receive vaccination under their consent," Peck said.


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Published On: 2022-06-22, 07:54:00

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