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Thailand asks inbound travelers to report monkeypox symptoms

Arriving passengers from selected countries given cards with QR codes

Cards with QR codes are being given out to inbound travelers at airports, asking them to report any monkeypox symptoms.

BANGKOK -- Thai health authorities said Wednesday that they have started to ask inbound travelers arriving from regions with confirmed cases to report any symptoms of monkeypox during their stay.

The measures were put in place at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport and other hubs serving international flights. The program covers travelers from African countries including Nigeria and Congo, as well as selected European countries.

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