Bangladesh has issued a health alert in response to the new monkeypox outbreak around the world.
No instances have been reported in the country so far, according to a health official quoted by Xinhua News Agency on Sunday.
“We’ve made the notification to be safe,” a health ministry official said, “even though no instances of monkeypox have been found in Bangladesh yet.”
According to the official, the first step will be to screen all arriving visitors for monkeypox in countries where instances have been proven.
Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has detected 80 cases of monkeypox in 11 countries and is investigating the outbreak’s scope and origins.
According to the WHO, the virus is widespread in some animal populations in a number of nations, causing epidemics among locals and visitors on occasion.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and its associates are attempting to determine the scope and origins of a monkeypox epidemic. The virus is widespread in some animal populations in several countries, potentially resulting in outbreaks among locals and visitors. The latest outbreaks, which have been identified in 11 countries so far, are unusual and typical as they are occurring in non-endemic nations, according to the WHO.