Seminar on ‘Outbreak and Prevention of Coronavirus (COVID – 19)’ held at Daffodil International University

Seminar on ‘Outbreak and Prevention of Coronavirus (COVID – 19)’ held at Daffodil International University

With the recent emergence of deadly Coronavirus, Department of Public Health of Daffodil International University and Cardio Care Specialized and General Hospital organized a seminar on ‘Outbreak and Prevention of Coronavirus (COVID – 19)’ today on 3rd March 2020 at 71 Milonayoton of the university. Professor Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora, Director, Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh; and the national spokesperson Coronavirus was present at the seminar as the chief guest. Professor Dr. Golam Rahman, Former Chief Information Commissioner, Information Commission, Government of Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh was present as the special guest. Dr. A S M Alamgir, Principal Scientific Officer, IEDCR presented the technical briefing on the latest situation on Coronavirus in the seminar. Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor, DIU presided over the seminar. The seminar was addressed by Professor Dr. S M Mahabub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro Vice Chancellor, Professor Dr. Ahmad Ismail Mustafa, Dean, FAHS, DIU, Professor Dr. A N Zafar Ullah, Associate Dean, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, DIU.

While addressing as the chief guest Prof. Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora said, mass awareness is very much important to prevent coronavirus. Recently, we observe that rumour about coronavirus is spreading rapidly through social media. She urged not to believe and look into this rumor.  

Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora said, it is very easy to prevent corona virus just washing hands now and then. We have to care about cough. Beside this, we should not touch in doors in marketplace, handle of escalator and avoid to handshake with each other.

Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora also said that Bangladesh Government has already taken highest ever precaution and initiatives to prevent corona virus. Government has all kind of preparation. So,  she urged people not to be panic.

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