September 29, 2022



Ogun confirms 4 new circumstances of monkeypox

The Ogun State Authorities has confirmed 4 new circumstances of Monkey Pox, bringing the overall of circumstances recorded within the state to seven.

This was disclosed in a press assertion by the Commissioner for Well being, Dr. Tomi Coker, in Abeokuta.

Based on the discharge, two circumstances had been found in Ota, inside Ado-Odo/Ota Native Authorities Space whereas Abeokuta North and Abeokuta South had one case every.

The assertion revealed that the Illness Surveillance and Notification Officers (DSNOs) within the affected native authorities areas have carried-out line-listing and make contact with tracing, stating that the sufferers are already on prescribed drugs.

It additional suggested residents to keep away from direct contact with physique fluid or sore of an contaminated dwell or useless animals, individuals or contaminated objects, simply because it emphasised common hand washing with cleaning soap and water particularly after visiting or caring for a sick individual.

Whereas including that animal meals merchandise must be correctly cooked earlier than consuming, the federal government referred to as for calm from residents, assuring that essential measures are being put in place to curb the unfold of the illness.

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