Monkey-pox: Ministry urges Enugu residents to avoid contact with animals
10 October, 2017, 23:41 | Author: Wade Massey
According to him, the Bayelsa State Government had been proactive on the steps taken especially with the isolation centre opened at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital [NDUTH] to offer free medical care of the infected persons.
Following what is feared to be the first case of monkey pox infection in Cross River State, the samples of a male suspected to have developed symptoms of the disease have been sent to the laboratory for analysis.
Ogun state government has debunked an alleged case of monkey pox credited to some national dailies and online media platforms, saying the story was a case of a false alarm raised by one of the health workers working in one of state-owned health centres.
"It is suspected that someone may have contracted it by eating monkey meat, thus triggering the current outbreak".
The commissioner gave an assurance that the state would continue to engage in public enlightenment as part of efforts to prevent outbreak of diseases in Ogun.
The State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Ebitimitula Etebu, had while confirming the development to Channels Television, advised residents of the state not to panic as the disease was being properly controlled.
Adewole said that the Health Facilities in Bayelsa had been placed in alert, the patients suspected of having monkey pox were quarantined, while supportive treatments were being offered to the victims.
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Speaking at a news conference earlier today, the State commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, said that the two suspected cases were now under observation in health facilities in the state, The Punch reports.
"New suspected cases are being reported everyday in the state".
Asibong said due to the peculiar nature of cross river as a link state in the south south region, vigilance becomes necessary.
He said the government had intensified sensitization and advocacy visits to communities to reassure the indigenes of its readiness to tackle the spread of the disease. However, it is important for people to take note of the fact that prevention is better than cure.
He said monkey-pox could be contacted through touching the body or body fluid of wild animals, adding that apart from monkeys, antelopes and wild rats could also harbour the virus.
"Hence, they are required to always wash their hands, avoid monkeys, bushmeat and dead animals as well as be on the lookout for symptoms which often manifest as various stages of rash and an intense weakness of the body and severe pains, among other things", he said.
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