Ghana Denies Ebola Case, Say It’s A Simulation Drill
A new Ebola case has not been confirmed in the town of Tamale, according to reports from Ghana’s health system.
At a news conference on Wednesday, Fatimatu Abubaker remarked, “You have from the horse’s mouth.” “There have been no Ebola cases reported in Ghana. Please let people know.
The uncertainty over the reported case was caused by a simulation drill that was taking place in the area, according to Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, director general of the Ghana Health Service. The readiness and reaction exercise was comparable to those conducted in the event of epidemics of yellow fever or Lassa disease, for instance.
During the discussion, Kuma-Aboagye discussed many other health objectives, most of which were focused on the COVID-19 pandemic.
The majority of Ghana’s confirmed COVID-19 infections are being caused by outbreaks in workplaces and educational institutions. This resulted in the closure of several schools.
The case counts, which are largely affecting Accra and its near surroundings, are being driven by Omicron variations B.4 and B.5, he claimed.
According to the World Health Organization, monkeypox cases are also increasing in Ghana, where the disease was previously exclusively thought to be endemic in animal populations. In 12 other countries in West and Central Africa, monkeypox is an endemic disease.
Ghana is looking into 72 possible human cases of monkeypox, of which 18 are confirmed. On June 14, it was noted that the final verified case.