Epidemic Hazard – Africa – Ghana


EDIS Number: EH-20120328-34683-GHA
Date / time: 28/03/2012 03:19:19 [UTC]
Event: Epidemic Hazard
Area: Africa
Country: Ghana
State/County:
Location: [Greater Accra Region]
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: 33 person(s)
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: N/A

Description:

The Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate of Ghana Health Service is alerting the public about reported cases of cholera in parts of the region. A statement issued by the directorate said any person who experiences frequent loose watery stools and vomiting should immediately rush to the nearest clinic or hospital for treatment. The statement assures the public that all government health facilities in the region are equipped to handle cholera cases. Treatment for cholera is free.

Event updates:
Situation Update No. 1 on 2012-03-30 at 03:24:36.

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