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Govt issues guidelines for management of co-infection of COVID-19 with other seasonal epidemic diseases

 

  • Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has issued the guidelines for management of co-infection of COVID-19 with other seasonal epidemic diseases like Dengue, Malaria, Seasonal Influenza, Chikungunya, Enteric Fever. 
  • The Ministry said that seasonal diseases can pose challenges in clinical and laboratory diagnosis of COVID-19.
  • Health Ministry said, concerted efforts are required in prevention, surveillance, behaviour change communication and management of such cases.