Fear of Ebola Epidemics in Bangladesh: Issues and Approaches

Rabiul, Ahasan (2014) Fear of Ebola Epidemics in Bangladesh: Issues and Approaches. South East Asia Journal of Public Health, 4 (1). pp. 1-3. ISSN 2220-9476

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The Ebola virus is the cause of a viral hemorrhagic fe-ver (e.g. figure below shows the incubation period and courses of acute illness syndrome) currently killing peo-ple in West Africa.' Bengali speaking people currently are living in the affected region including hundreds of military peacekeepers from Bangladesh. BGMEA is dealing with taking orders and shipments of garments in Africa.' There are business people and Bangladeshi farmers leasing agricultural lands in some parts of Af-rica.34 It is thus imperative that the virus might travel to Bangladesh through our peacekeepers or others cur-rently working and living in various parts of Africa in-cluding Congo, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. The deadly virus could spread at an alarming rate unless emergency steps are seriously taken to contain and stop it

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Social Sciences
Depositing User: Rafidah Saaid
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2022 07:10
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 07:10
URI: http://eprints.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/4507

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