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Monkeypox detected in Kano

By Yusha’u A. Ibrahim, Kano on 27/10/2017

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A disease suspected to be Monkey Pox has been detected in Kano State.

Daily Trust correspondents say the disease was recorded at public hospital in Tiga town, Bebeji Local Government Area of the state.

A health official, who pleaded for anonymity, said a patient from Nasarawar-Kuki village was diagnosed with the disease.

He added that the patient was quarantined at the hospital before he later ran away to an unknown destination.

He said: “The man absconded from the hospital on Wednesday night and up till this moment that I am talking to you, we could not trace him.

“Our concern is how to trace the man so that he cannot spread the disease to others. We have informed all the necessary authorities, including traditional leaders so that they can help us in the search of this man.”

The Public Relation Officer, state Ministry of Health, Malam Isma’ila Garba Gwammaja confirmed the emergence of a disease, but said the Ministry was not certain whether it was Monkey Pox or not.

He said, “The Ministry was informed about the disease (on Thursday) and a team of health personnel have been deployed to the village to ascertain whether the disease is Monkey Pox or not.

“This is purely medical issue and only doctors can confirm which disease is this. Our medical experts have not returned from the village, but I can assure you that we will update the public on the outcome of our findings.” (Daily Trust)

 

Source News Express

Posted 27/10/2017 05:42:32 AM

 

 

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