Borno State Record four Suspected Case of Monkeypox

Borno State Record four Suspected Case of Monkeypox

Four Suspected Case of Monkeypox, a viral deceased has been reported officially Say.

Commissioner for health Prof Mohammed Arab confirmed the presence of the decease to reporters in Maiduguri, the state capital on Monday.

The state director of public health Dr Lawl Mshelia said three of the four samples collected had tested positive positive for Monkeypox, which means they are still confirmed cases.

At the moment we have four confirmed suspected cases of Monkeypox and three positive cases, he disclosed.

He said one of the confirmed cases was in Blue in southern Borno, while the two others were discovered at Gwoza southeast of the state capital, but areas were close boundaries with neighboring Adamawa State which has recorded more cases so far.

The official said that patient are recuperating at the hospital 🏥 assuring the people of the state government determination for it containment.

He said that the state ministry of health has activated it’s surveillance And preventive activities by conducting regular training for health workers at the local government level.

They are local government surveillance officers and we do training for our health workers for decease detection and surveillance, he disclosed.

He asked people to look out for rashes, fever or malaria as symptoms among others, he said the Decease is not as deadly as people assume.

 

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