The chairman of the MPR RI, Bambang Soesatyo, asked the government to act swiftly and swiftly in handling patients with suspected monkeypox or monkeypox in Semarang, Central Java.
This follows a confirmation from the Ministry of Health (Kemenkes) which confirmed that there was one suspected case of monkeypox in the area.
"Of course, by isolating and carrying out a complete examination including the PCR lab test. Besides continuing to monitor the suspected patient until he is declared cured," said Bambang at the Jakarta Parliament Building, Thursday (4/8/2022).
The Deputy Chairperson of the Golkar Party hopes that the Ministry of Health (Kemenkes) will continue to cooperate with epidemiologist experts in conducting examinations.
"And an in-depth research by taking samples from one suspect. So it is hoped that the right analysis and steps will be obtained in dealing with the monkeypox case," he said.
For this reason, Bamsoet as he is familiarly called, encourages the government to further increase high vigilance against monkeypox cases.
"Try to take preventive measures and issue appropriate policies to prevent the spread of monkeypox cases in Indonesia," he said.
"All parties, especially the community, so as not to panic but remain vigilant of transmission with the discipline of health protocols and apply a healthy and clean lifestyle," he said. (RRI)