Outbreak Investigation



Cohort 9 residents and some graduates of the programme have been participating in outbreak investigation and response activities. These include:

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      • Monkey pox outbreak investigation in Bayelsa State, South-South Nigeria - Lab results confirm 3 positive cases, no Death recorded

Current situation:

  • Total number of suspected cases still – 21
    • 8 in Isolation ward receiving treatment
    • 10 discharged and doing well at home
    • 3 being taken care of at home and fully recovered
  • 46 contacts line listed and being monitored.
  • 39 rumour cases received so far, none met case definition

Response Activities

  • Coordinated by the SMOH and NCDC with support from AFENET, WHO and UNICEF
  • Daily review meetings at the EOC
  • Full activation of EOC Components although not functional due to lack of funds
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      • Cholera outbreak investigation in Borno State, North-East Nigeria
      • Reactive vaccination against Yellow fever in Kwara and Kogi State, North-Central Nigeria.

 


Author : Admin
Date Published : 2017-10-24 17:22:16


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