Lassa fever: Tanker mate be first casualty of Lassa fever, GHS start investigations

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Image example Di incubation period for Lassa na 6-21 days.

Ghana Health Service (GHS) begin dey investigate how Lassa fever patient who be tanker mate die for Tema General Hospital.

Di mate visit four regions for Ghana in three weeks, Eastern, Volta, Brong Ahafo den Greater Accra Region.

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Sake of dis, Dr Badu Sarkodie, Director of Public Health for GHS say dem send people from di field and technology training program for di public health school make dem go investigate how di disease enter Ghana.

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Image example Rats na di major cause of Lassa Fever for Africa

Di other thing di health officials go try uncover be how di Lassa fever infect di deceased.

According to Dr Sarkodie, dem begin dey monitor relatives den health officials wey come into contact plus di patient for Tema General Hospital.

Ghana Health Service say dem intensify education den sensitization so say Ghana no go record more cases.

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