President Joe Biden said Monday that doesn’t expect the United States to implement quarantine requirements for people infected by monkeypox as officials in several states have confirmed cases.
When asked during a news conference in Tokyo whether such measures are needed, Biden said, “No, I don’t think so,” and added: “Thus far, it doesn’t seem to be a need for any kind of extra efforts beyond what’s going on.”
Last week, Belgium became perhaps the first country to issue a mandatory quarantine for individuals who contracted the virus, which is reported yearly in certain African countries but rarely anywhere else. Those officials told local media that those who are confirmed to have monkeypox should self-isolate for 21 days….


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