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Turkish passenger with rashes not a Monkeypox case

Turkish passenger with rashes not a Monkeypox case

The Turkish citizen, who was sent to a Dhaka hospital on Tuesday (Jun 7) with rashes on his body, is not a Monkeypox case, health officials said.

He (Turkish citizen) has no Monkeypox symptom. The rashes on his body are due to his long-term skin disease, local media reported citing Prof Ahmedul Kabir, Additional Director General (Administration) of the health directorate.

Earlier, he was suspected with Monkeypox symptoms at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

The 32-year-old passenger arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport via a flight of Turkish Airlines and has been taken to the airport's health center in the afternoon.