Monkeypox is not affected in Bangladesh, according to BSMMU.

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According to Dr. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed, vice chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), no cases of monkeypox have been found in Bangladesh as of yet.

He announced this during a BSMMU-organized emergency press conference.

According to Dr. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed, vice chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), no cases of monkeypox have been found in Bangladesh as of yet.

He announced this during a BSMMU-organized emergency press conference.

“Under the direction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, we are prepared to combat the monkeypox virus in the same manner as we combated the coronavirus epidemic. In Bangladesh, we have prevented the black fungus from spreading fear “the VC of BSMMU remarked.

According to health professionals, we can keep the country secure from this sickness by eliminating rumors or averting panic among the populace, he stated.
A social media post that claimed a patient at BSMMU had a monkeypox infection went viral yesterday. However, the doctor added, that was just a rumor.

He continued, “The issue was initially brought to our attention by several reputable media.

In an attempt to identify the source of the rumor, Md Sharfuddin Ahmed added, “We sought assistance from the media as well as the Cyber Crime Investigation Unit of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police.”
With their assistance, it was discovered that the rumor was posted in the Noakhali Senbagh Health Complex quoting Dr. Asif Wahid Arko, the assistant surgeon.

Dr. Asif responded that he was not aware of any such incident when he was approached.

The BSMMU VC said, “Dr. Asif, who is also a recently admitted resident of the urology department, stated he did not publish any such message on his social media account.

Source: The Daily Star

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