Monkeypox spreads to Akwa-Ibom, Rivers States, government refutes   report of deliberate injection of the virus.
 
The Federal Government has described as fake and sinister the report that the outbreak of monkey pox in some parts of the country resulted from the alleged free medical care by the government in the affected areas. 
 
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said Nigerians should disregard the report which, apparently, is being spread by some unscrupulous persons to fit into a sinister agenda. 
 
He assured that no effort will be spared in curtailing the spread of the disease.