He said all the government and private hospitals in the State have been instructed to inform the respective deputy director of health services if any persons have any symptoms of monkeypox.
The WHO has warned that the infection is likely to spread to more nations even as it expands surveillance.
He also instructed them to isolate all suspected cases at designated healthcare facilities and report contact with a person or people with suspected monkeypox.
Those with symptoms to be isolated; Virus can spread from contact with bodily fluids such as saliva from coughing
Clinically it resembles that of smallpox, a related orthopoxvirus infection which was declared eradicated worldwide in 1980.
To date, no one has died in the outbreak. Monkeypox typically causes fever, chills, rash and lesions on the face or genitals.
The Union health ministry has also directed airport and port health officers to be vigilant.
Separately, the German armed forces' microbiology institute said it has confirmed the virus in a patient who developed skin lesions -- a symptom of the disease.
Canada was the latest country to report it was investigating more than a dozen suspected cases of monkeypox, after Spain and Portugal detected more than 40 possible and verified cases.
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The monkey fever has reared its ugly head again in Siddapur taluk of the district.
A troop of over 30 monkeys from the nearby forest area has been regularly breaking into the locked houses.
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