Social stigma forcing coronavirus patients to avoid screening in India2 min read . Updated: 16 Mar 2020, 05:33 PM IST
- Panic gripped Nagpur as four suspected coronavirus patients ran away from a government-run hospital late last week
- Eleven persons suspected of coronavirus fled from a hospital in Maharashtra's Navi Mumbai on Monday
NEW DELHI : With several reports now emerging that people suspected of coronavirus infection are fleeing from quarantine facilities in India owing to isolation and social stigma fears, this can lead to unnecessary panic and spread of the deadly disease further, health experts warned on Monday.
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