...Health info at your doorstep

Tag: Monkey Pox Outbreaks

Plateau to Fight Cholera, Monkey Pox Outbreaks

Plateau to Fight Cholera, Monkey Pox Outbreaks

NEWS
The Plateau government has alerted all health agencies to monitor all contacts in a bid to check the spread of monkey pox having made preparations to contain cholera outbreak in parts of the state. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kuden Kanshak, disclosed this in Jos at the weekend while chatting with journalists on the development. Kamshak said two cases of monkey pox were recorded in Shendam Local Council where the first victim imported the disease from Port Harcourt, Rivers State and subsequently infected his elder brother. He explained that both were treated at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital (BUTH), Jos and have since been discharged. Speaking on the cholera outbreak in some wards of Naraguta ‘B’, Abba Nashehu, Lamingo, Angwan Rogo, Ali Kazaure, Angwan Rimi and Jenta