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Epidemiology Centre holds meeting on monkeypox tomorrow

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AMMAN — The National Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases Centre holds a meeting on Sunday to discuss a response to monkeypox and the developing epidemiological situation at the local and international levels according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Head of the center Raeda Al-Qutob said in a press release that the meeting with Health Ministry officials, including the Epidemiology management and laboratories departments, will tackle a plan for prevention and raising awareness among health cadres and the public about the disease, transmission, and preventive measures.

The meeting will determine the response, agree on a practical definition of the case and determine the mechanism to investigate and report early detection and the availability of laboratory materials for diagnosis, she pointed out.

The meeting aims to coordinate national health efforts at an early stage and decide the roles assigned to each entity to follow up on implementation.

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