One person is suspected to have died in Bangladesh after being infected with the Black Fungus. The patient died three days ago. The patient died at Bardem Hospital in the capital. IEDCR has worked on sample collection.
The country’s pathology, disease control and research institute-IEDCR Professor. Tahmina Shirin told Kaler Kanth that she had heard that two people had been infected with black fungus. One has been referred to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). But I don’t know yet about his death. However, one person has been confirmed dead by Bardem.
Meanwhile, Dr. Delwar says Bardem suspects. Not sure yet. It will take more time to be sure.
Nazimul Islam, joint director of Bardem, says the suspected black fungus. But not sure the black fungus. Died in Corona, not confirmed fungus that black fungus. It will take another 3 to 5 days to confirm. It is difficult to say for sure whether black fungus is present without sending the culture of the dead patient.
Health Minister Zahid Malek said, “I came to know that one or two patients infected with black fungus have been found in Bangladesh as well.” We have to be careful beforehand. There is nothing to fear, nothing to panic about. Older people, whose immune system is weakened, need to be more careful about this.
He was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the vaccination program of Chinese synopharma among the students of Dhaka Medical College on Tuesday (May 25). “I have already instructed various pharmaceutical companies to make the kind of medicine needed for this fungus from now on,” he said. God forbid if the patient grows here, then proper treatment can be done.
Regarding the vaccine crisis in the country, he said that there is a crisis of 1.5 million astragenera vaccines in the country. We are trying, even with time, to arrange ticks for those who did not get the second dose. The government is making all necessary efforts for this purpose.
Health Minister Zahid Malek added, ‘Formalities for vaccines from China and Russia are nearing completion. We hope we can arrange for a vaccine. “