Cerebro Spinal Meningitis

Meningitis has broken out in northern Zambia’s Kasama town killing one person while 10 others are receiving treatment, state media reported on Tuesday.

Cerebro Spinal Meningitis
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The disease has broken out in a suburb of the provincial capital and the government has since mobilized logistics to curb the spread of the disease by dispatching specialized doctors to the town, according to Deputy Health Minister Chilufya Chitalu.

“Everything is under control and my ministry is doing everything possible to prevent a further spread of the disease,” he said.

The government, he added, was making arrangements to carry out sensitization campaigns in the community to contain the outbreak. Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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