Not monkey pox, it's chicken pox for Ethiopian national in B'luru: Minister
He said all international travellers from affected countries are being screened on arrival into the State.
''A middle-aged Ethiopian citizen who had come to Bengaluru earlier this month was subjected to a monkey pox test after he was suspected to have its symptoms. His report has now confirmed that it is a case of chicken pox,'' Sudhakar tweeted.
''All symptomatic travellers arriving from the affected countries to Bengaluru/Mangaluru international airports are being screened, isolated and tested for fever, chills and sweat, lymph node swelling, headache, muscle ache, exhaustion, sore throat and cough, skin rashes,'' he said.
He had been quarantined at a private hospital after he had reported symptoms similar to monkey pox.
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